Dr. Hector Dox, MD

Dr. Hector Dox, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Hector Dox, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Columbus, MS and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus in 1988 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

255 Baptist Blvd Ste 401

Columbus, MS 39705

Contact Information

(662) 244-2288

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dox performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Dox's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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63  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Puerto Rico Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgery Training Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals General Surgery Training Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • UCLA Medical Center, Division Of Ct Surgery. Pediatric Heart Surgery & Transplantation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dox's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dox to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Dox's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Dox explained everything very well prior to the surgery and what to expect after surgery! Very pleased!!!!
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I do not believe that anyone could go anywhere else to receive any better treatment.
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I give him and his assistants an A.
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Has no interest in well being of patient or their family.
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I experienced outstanding care from Dr. Dox and his staff. It is very obvious that those who work along side Dr. Dox have a high level of confidence in him as well as a willingness to support his team care approach. My good recovery can be diredtly tied to his ability to inspire me to help...more
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