Dr. Joseph Mills Sr, MD

Dr. Joseph Mills Sr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Joseph Mills Sr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

1 Baylor Plz

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Arterial Occlusive Disease
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Artery Disorders
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Claudication
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes-Like Pressure Ulcer
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Gangrenous Disorder
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease


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57  Procedures

  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arterial Graft
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carotid Vertebral Sonography
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venography
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Venous Sclerotherapy


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Texas Tech University
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Dr. Mills Sr' Reviews

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3 total reviews

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Dr. Mills Sr' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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