Dr. Hector Flores, MD

Dr. Hector Flores, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Hector Flores, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

El Paso Southwestern Cardiovascular Associates

1600 Medical Center Dr Ste 212

El Paso, TX 79902
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSource of Ohio
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Preferred Health Systems
  • Prudential
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Flores' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flores performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Flores performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flores treats Vascular Disease more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Flores treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flores treats Pulmonary Disease more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Flores treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Flores' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Arterial Graft
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
da Vinci® Lobectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Diseases
Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
Lobectomy
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Every member of El Paso Southwestern Cardiovascular Associates has a strong commitment of caring for people in some of life?s most trying circumstances. Our board-certified cardiothoracic surgeons and specially trained medical professionals and st...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2011
    Emory University, Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2008
    University Of Texas Health Science Center, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2003
    University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School
    2003
  • 1998
    St. Mary's University
    Undergraduate School
    1998

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Flores' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Flores

4.0

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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Dr. Flores' Performance
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Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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reckless dangerous and dishonest. please stay away from this doctor
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He is not confident in his line of work he did what was to be a simple biopsy nodule on my father and left him worst. He was highly recommend by Dr. Cortez in which is the same or worst Dr. then Flores I wish we never went to that visit.
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Great experience with Dr Flores. Pulled no punches in explaining risks that lobectomy surgery could arise. Was very concerned in patients welfare and never sugar coated the serious nature of what was involved in his work. I definitely and without hesitation will recommend him to anyone seeking a...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HealthSource of Ohio
Humana
Medicaid
Preferred Health Systems
Preferred Health Network
Prudential
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
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