Dr. Luis Echeverri, MD

Dr. Luis Echeverri, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Luis Echeverri, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 20 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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Echeverri performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Echeverri's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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52  Procedures

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Echeverri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Echeverri's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Echeverri to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Echeverri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...more
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