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Dr. Kim de la Cruz, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. de la Cruz

BCM Department of Surgery

6770 Bertner Ave # C-330 Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Kim de la Cruz, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila-Philippine General Hospital in 2000 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and general surgery.


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(832) 355-9916

Dr. de la Cruz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dr. de la Cruz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. de la Cruz treats Vascular Disease more than 27% of his peers

Dr. de la Cruz treats this condition more than 27% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. de la Cruz treats Heart Disease more than 23% of his peers

Dr. de la Cruz treats this condition more than 23% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. de la Cruz performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 15% of his peers

Dr. de la Cruz performs this procedure more than 15% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. de la Cruz's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

We, the physicians and surgeons of the Baylor College of Medicine Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, practicing in the Baylor Clinic and in Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, are all board certified in Thoracic Surgery. We are committed to educating ...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2011
Texas Heart Institute / Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Texas Heart Institute / Baylor College of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2007
Brooklyn Hosp Ctr
Residency Hospital
2003
Brooklyn Hosp Ctr
Internship Hospital
2000
University Of The Philippines Manila-Philippine General Hospital
Medical School
1995
University Of The Philippines Diliman
Undergraduate School
2011
2010
2007
2003
2000
1995

Languages

  • Tagalog
  • English

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