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Dr. Ralph Paone, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Paone

Dr. Ralph Paone, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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(806) 792-8185

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Dr. Paone's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paone performs Heart Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Paone performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paone treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Paone treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paone performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Paone performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Paone's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • 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
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • 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
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon practicing in a academic, tertiary care hospital, I can offer my patients the latest technologies and devices available in our specialty. Texas Tech - University Medical Center in Lubbock has a state of the ar...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1993
University Nm
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Tex Tech University
Residency Hospital
1987
Tex Tech University
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
Medical School
1981
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
1993
1991
1987
1986
1981

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Paone

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Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr Paine is a true professional and a wonderful man too. HE SAVED MY LIFE.
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Dr Paone spent time with my father Wayne and myself explaining the procedure and what to expect. He was reassuring and compassionate. He spent time after my fathers surgery with me and explained the important details of the surgery. I would recommend Dr Paone to all my family and friends and...Read More
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I just underwent aortic valve replacement surgery under Dr. Paone. I found him to be highly skilled and he and his staff diligent and hard-working. Previous to the surgery, Dr. Paone listened carefully to my concerns and I know he incorporated my input in the choice of a replacement valve. Before,...Read More
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He maybe considered a great physician but he is not an empathetic or gracious human being.
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Dr Paone saved my life. I have a genetic blood disorder which made my surgery extremely complicated. I was scared beyond belief. They re run all blood work and studied me for 2 days then did a quadruple bypass. I was flown into to Lubbock Tx via a jet and I walked out of hospital 5 days later....Read More
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