Dr. Jose Escobar, MD

Dr. Jose Escobar, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Jose Escobar, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 2000 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

2900 N Interstate 35 Ste 400

Denton, TX 76201

Contact Information

(940) 323-3655

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Lung Surgery
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more than 78% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
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more than 73% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 67% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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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

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Education

  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Ut Southwestern Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Escobar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Escobar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Escobar

4.6

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My Father had a triple bypass on 9/11/18 Dr. Escobar was awesome. He visited my Dad at least four times a day. He was thorough in his explanations and very kind.I expected a much larger incision, but My Father And I we very pleased that it was much smaller than we expected. Thanks Dr. Escobar for...Read More
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Dr.Escobar did a triple bypass.An excellent doctor.My recovery time was quick, my scaring minimal.The care after surgery -excellent.
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Beware! This doctor treated me for a blood clot and I ended up being transported by helicopter to another hospital. He wanted to amputate my legs! Because he let my feet go over night with no blood, today I can barely walk. The doctor at the hospital I was taken to saved my legs. If you smoke, he...Read More
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Very compassionate surgeon
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In 2015, Dr Escobar did a triple bypass and his care was excellent so, when a PET scan revealed a small "highly likely" malignant growth on my lung, I had him remove it. Once again his care was excellent. Added to the good care, is a congenial personality and it's obvious that he genuinely cares...Read More
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