Dr. Hector Payan, MD

Dr. Hector Payan, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
35 y/o
4 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Payan attended the Univeristy of TX Medical Branch, Galveston Tx School of Medicine. His training included Internship and Residency program at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in the Internal Medicine Program. His pulmonary and critical care fellowship was done at the University of TX Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Disease.Read more

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Dr. Payan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Payan's Care Philosophy

Dr. Payan attended the Univeristy of TX Medical Branch, Galveston Tx School of Medicine. His training included Internship and Residency program at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in the Internal Medicine Program. His pulmonary and critical care fellowship was done at the University of TX Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Disease.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Program
  • Residency Hospital
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Program
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Texas Health and Science Center
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Intubation
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis
  • X-Ray