Dr. Laurens Pickard, MD

Dr. Laurens Pickard, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(6)
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Dr. Laurens Pickard, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 48 years.

6560 Fannin St Ste 1846

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 41% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 35% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 29% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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 Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Hermann Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Hermann Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pickard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pickard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pickard to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Pickard'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

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Dr. Pickard accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Pickard has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
6720 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
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