Dr. Mark Mettauer, MD

Dr. Mark Mettauer, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Mettauer, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in The Woodlands, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

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17350 St Lukes Way Ste 470

The Woodlands, TX 77384
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 81% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
more than 76% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Mettauer'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

29  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Benign Tumor
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

30  Procedures

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.


  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Scott And White Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mettauer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mettauer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mettauer to family and friends
38 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mettauer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Mettauer is one of those almost extinct physicians who actually care and take time to ensure patients understand and are comfortable with his care. He answers all the questions reasonably without a sense of robotic repetiveness though it may be the 10,000 time he has answered the same question....more
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Wonderful surgeon and man.He operated on my sister and we could not feel afraid because of how he took care of her and myself as her caretaker. The most important thing he did was pray with all of the nurses and assistants before her surgery. He included my sister and me in the prayer circle. It...more
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Dr. Mettauer listened to our fears about installing a port in my disabled sister. He even modified his procedure to further reduce the risk of hitting a lung. A few years later, he saved her life by performing an unprecedented procedure to prevent an impending arterial rupture by ligating the...more
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Dr Mettauer performed my aortic valve replacement in Sept 2017. I am 3 weeks post-op and feeling better than ever...no issues and making a super speedy recovery. His nurse Shannon is great...always on top of things and very accommodating. If you need a cardio-thoracic surgeon, go see Dr...more
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Dr. Mettauer performed successful bypass surgery on me in July. When visiting with him prior to the surgery date, he explained the surgery, answered all of my questions, and actually took the time to diagram the procedure for me. He followed up with me while in the hospital, and was very...more
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