Dr. Luis Echeverri, MD

Dr. Luis Echeverri, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Luis Echeverri, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina in 1982 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

7737 Southwest Fwy Ste 201

Houston, TX 77074

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Echeverri's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Echeverri performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Echeverri performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Echeverri treats Thrombosis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Echeverri treats this condition more than 95% 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
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Echeverri treats Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Echeverri treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Echeverri's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • 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 Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • 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 Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Luis Echeverri, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina in 1982 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2001
University Of Arizona
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Tex Heart Institute
Fellowship Hospital
1996
University Tex Med Br
Residency Hospital
1993
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
2001
1998
1996
1993
1982

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Echeverri's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Echeverri

3.2

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
50%
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4 Stars
6.25%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
43.75%
(7)

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I had a peritoneal catheter put in by Dr. Echiveri. I experienced a tremendous amount of pain during dialysis. I called his office and told them what was going on. The office told me to go to the ER, which I did. While at ER, they called Dr. Echiveri and couldn’t see me in ER. Told me to call and...Read More
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This doctor saved my life. Following my heart attack, he performed bypass surgery. Everything went well and 14 years later, I am still doing well. I would recommend him to anyone. He is caring, knowledgeable, and skilled.
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Was referred for poor circulation in both legs. He talked me through each procedure showed me pics of damage then proceeded to correct. Awesome Dr and Ofc Staff to include hospital staff. Very satisfied.
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I waited 3 hours and 30 minutes to finally be told by the staff to reschedule. I had to pay my co-pay and I did not even see the doctor, the PA saw me for a quick scan, I'm not sure how that is even billable through medicare. Staff is inconsiderate.
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No regard for the patient's time, had me at the hospital at 6 AM for outpatient procedure. Walked into pre-op at 12:40 PM. Hospital called him several times, could not find him. Finally got a call back to say he was on his way, he was doing something w/ his kids!!! Got his feelings hurt when I...Read More
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