Dr. Louis Astra, MD

Dr. Louis Astra, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Louis Astra, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Tarpon Springs, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

1501 S Pinellas Ave Ste T

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Contact Information

(727) 934-6797

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Astra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Astra treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Astra treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Astra performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Astra performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Astra treats Thrombosis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Astra treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Astra's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"With over 18 years experience, Dr. Louis Astra, MD, practices Surgery in New Port Richey, FL. Dr. Astra received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his Internship and Residency at Wayne State University...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Wayne State University-Detroit Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2004
Ohio State University
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Wayne State University
Residency Hospital
1996
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Medical School
2004
2002
1996

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Astra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Astra

4.6

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
85.71428571428571%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
7.142857142857143%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.142857142857143%
(1)

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Had hernia surgery and was totally satisfied with Dr. Astra and the Hospital staff . Very caring and helpful with all my needs. He is a very experienced Dr. and has excellent skills
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Dr. Astra is amazing, I had 3 prior hernia surgeries and he saved my life. He preformed a 4th repair because of what the prior surgeons had done to me my insides were like (in Dr Astra's words) swiss cheese & I dever oped a blockage. Dr Astra worked on me for over 7 hrs and I've been great with no...Read More
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Dr astra cleaned up the mess that another surgeon did after I contracted an infection in my sternum he tightened up my chest flaps and the infection is about gone
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Medicaid
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
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Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Humana
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INTotal Health
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Medico
Midwest Health Plan
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Molina Healthcare
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Peach State Health Plan
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Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
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United Healthcare
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Wellcare of Georgia
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AdventHealth North Pinellas

Tarpon Springs, FL