Dr. Jose Cantu, MD

Dr. Jose Cantu, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(5)
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Dr. Jose Cantu, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Texas City, TX. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 6 years.

6807 Emmett F Lowry Expy Ste 303

Texas City, TX 77591

Contact Information

(409) 935-2995

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Pneumonia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pleural Effusion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cantu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cantu does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cantu and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Cantu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cantu to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cantu'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Houston, TX |
Great attention and care. Spent time to discuss procedure to be performed and then performed without any problem. Wonderful success after the procedure was completed. I felt a difference in a matter of hours.
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in Houston, TX |
I saw Dr. Cantu for the first time yesterday and was very impressed. He answered all of my questions about my condition and prognosis. I recommend him.
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in Santa Fe Texas |
Always on time considerate respectful and knows his job well.
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in Alvin, TX |
Dr. Cantu cares about his patients.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cantu accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Cantu has admitting privileges

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
500 W Medical Center Blvd
Webster, TX 77598
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Mainland Medical Center
6801 Emmett F Lowry Expy
Texas City, TX 77591
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