Dr. Nicole Tapia, MD

General SurgeryFemaleAge 39

Dr. Tapia
Accepting new patients

The Methodist Hospital

6550 Fannin St Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Nicole Tapia, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX and has over 12 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Ut Health Sciences Center At San Antonio medical school in 2009. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tapia to book an appointment.

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About Me

Care Philosophy

"I take pride in delivering patient-centered, high-quality care, with specific attention to clear communication, education, and engagement of patients...Read more


Dr. Tapia is a general surgeon and surgical critical care physician, board certified in both specialties by the American Board of Surgery. She practices...Read more


  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery


Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX
Fellowship Hospital
Ut Health Sciences Center At San Antonio
Medical School
University of Texas at Austin
Undergraduate School


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What are Dr. Nicole Tapia, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tapia frequently treats Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, Wound Repair, and Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tapia treats.

Where is Dr. Nicole Tapia, MD's office located?

Dr. Tapia's office is located at 6550 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Tapia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tapia performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 61% of her peers

Dr. Tapia performs this procedure more than 61% of her peers

Wound Repair

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tapia performs Wound Repair more than 30% of her peers

Dr. Tapia performs this procedure more than 30% of her peers

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tapia treats Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) more than 8% of her peers

Dr. Tapia treats this condition more than 8% of her peers

Dr. Tapia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vein Treatment
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

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(713) 441-6149

Dr. Tapia accepts the following insurance:

AARP Medicare Complete HMO
Aetna HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
Imagine Health
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO



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