Dr. Hector A. Flores, MD

Dr. Hector A. Flores, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery | Male | 40 years old

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12 Insurance Carriers 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

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Dr. Flores' Review Details
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Flores
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (12)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (12)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (12)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (12)
Dr. Flores' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (12)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (12)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (12)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (12)
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Graft
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • da Vinci® Lobectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • 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 Repair
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

    Graduated in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Texas Health Science Center, General Surgery

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University, Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    St. Mary's University

    Graduated in 1998

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Affiliations

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Dr. Flores' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Flores' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Flores

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Flores' 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 staff work closely with patients, their families and their physicians to diagnosis and treat diseases and conditions of the heart, lung and vascular systems. Cardiothoracic and vascular care should not just be about what is offered, but how it is offered. The members of El Paso Southwestern Cardiovascular Associates work as a team to ensure each patient receives the medical care they need. We encourage questions and want all patient and family members to be comfortable with and understand the plan of care.