Dr. Michael Kwan, MD

Dr. Michael Kwan, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Michael Kwan, MD is an advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

4499 Medical Dr Ste 166

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 575-8485

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Kwan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kwan "Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program, Texas Transplant InstituteAdvanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologistDr. Michael Kwan graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in behavioral science, and obtained his medical degree at Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He trained in both internal medicine and cardiology at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and subsequently completed a fellowship in cardiac transplantation at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas. He then returned to San Antonio to join the academic faculty of a combined Army and Air Force cardiology fellowship program, and served as the Medical Director of the military's only cardiac transplant program until 2001. Dr. Kwan is board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, is a member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kwan "Every patient's journey to getting better is unique, and that's why Texas Transplant Physician Group physicians approach each situation with innovative solutions, state-of-the-art treatments and tremendous compassion. Our results are second to none, and our dedication to excellence in patient care is, too. World-class care. One patient at a time."

3  Specialties

  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Fluid Disorders
  • Fluid Volume Disorders
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Renal Dysfunction
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
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23  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.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Texas Heart Institute / St Luke's
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Kwan, MD
You will not find a better doctor. He is intelligent and compassionate.
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Jennifer – Aug 22, 2018
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Dr Kwan cared for my cousin. I had the privilege of meeting him and watching him at work. He included my cousin’s family in his care plan. He asked them if they had questions or concerns. He answered them and actually spoke so everyone could understand him. I know if I ever need his specialty,...Read More
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Nelson in San Antonio , TX – Jun 03, 2018
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Dr Kwan is absolutely the best! After years of being with him I now have to find a new Dr. because of an insurance change and I'm really sick about it. I love the man and everyone in the office. I will miss them terribly. Do yourself a favor and meet him. I am still around because of him.
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Jim I. in Bulverde TX – Jan 19, 2017
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