Dr. Hema Korlakunta, MD

Dr. Hema Korlakunta, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Hema Korlakunta, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Osmania Medical College in 1996 and specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read her story

2245 Brinker Rd

Denton, TX 76208

Contact Information

(940) 312-6262

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 88% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Korlakunta'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.

Dr. Korlakunta's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Korlakunta "Dr. Hema Korlakunta and staff strive to deliver the highest quality cardiac care while providing personalized treatment to the patients. More information about her medical and support team is provided below. Hema L. Korlakunta, M.D., F.A.C.C. is a board certified Interventional Cardiologist. She is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Texas. In addition to her practice at Apex Heart Care of North Texas, she serves as the Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at North Texas Medical Center in Gainesville. Dr. Korlakunta received her medical degree from the highly reputed Osmania University in India. Completing her residency training at Mayo Clinic and Creighton University, Dr. Korlakunta received cardiology fellowship from The Cardiac Center in Omaha, Nebraska. She received her training in cardiac imaging from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and the Texas Heart Institute in Houston. Dr. Korlakunta completed her fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Baylor University in Houston. Dr. Korlakunta is board certified in Internal Medicine, General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. She specializes in advanced cardiovascular procedures, which include angioplasty, stenting of the legs and kidneys. Her special interests include women's cardiac care. She founded Apex Heart Care of North Texas in 2014 to offer the specialized heart and vascular care you and your family can depend on. She is a member, as well as a fellow, of the American College of Cardiology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Korlakunta "Dr. Hema Korlakunta has been providing quality cardiovascular care using the latest in diagnostic and treatment options since 2010. She founded Apex Heart Care of North Texas in 2014 to offer the specialized heart and vascular care you and your family can depend on. We specialize in the preventive, diagnostic, and interventional areas of heart and vascular disease.

Together with a dedicated support staff, we work with each patient and their referring physicians to properly diagnose disorders of the heart. We treat every patient with the highest level of care and respect, practicing our primary value, "The needs of the patient come first."

Working at multiple hospitals in the North Texas area, Apex Heart Care provides you with access to heart and vascular services. You and your family can feel confident knowing you're getting the absolute best care, every step of the way. It's expert heart care, with a personal touch."

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7  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

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.


  • Gandhi Medical College / Osmania University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Osmania Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Creighton University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Graduate Schl. Of Med.-Mayo Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor University Of Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Korlakunta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Korlakunta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Korlakunta to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Korlakunta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Korlakunta is amazing! I would highly recommend her to all my family and friends.
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This sweet lady took very good care of my husband and answered all our questions. Also was willing to work with us in using generic meds that we could afford. She is very intelligent and very competent. I would totally recommend her.
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I saw this doctor for the first time yesterday. She was extremely patient and answered all of my questions. Their office is checking with my insurance and getting back to me about further tests that are required. Typically, this is something I've had to do the footwork on, so that is appreciated.
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Her bedside manner is poor. Her attitude is poor. When asked questions she is very impatient-poor attitude regarding family memebers questions as well. She is more intersted in getting paid when she is on call at the hospital while making rounds in the emergency room. She made a statement that...more
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