Dr. Ralph Paone, MD

Dr. Ralph Paone, MD

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Age 58
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Dr. Ralph Paone, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

3502 9th St Ste 260

Lubbock, TX 79415

Contact Information

(806) 792-8185

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Paone's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery
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very high

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
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 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
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 Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
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)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
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...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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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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Lubbock Heart Surgery

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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    • Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm
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    • Fri: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
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