Dr. Reginald Baptiste, MD

Dr. Reginald Baptiste, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Reginald Baptiste, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He graduated from Baylor University and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Reginald C. Baptiste, MD PA

12221 Renfert Way Ste 345

Austin, TX 78758
Get Directions

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Superior HealthPlan

Learn about Dr. Baptiste

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas


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

Lung Surgery
more than 73% of peers
Lobectomy, Open
more than 62% of peers
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Baptiste'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo



  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


Read Less



Read Less

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.


  • University Of Texas At Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Health and Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St David's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Health and Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Surgeons (Consumers Research Council of America), 2007-2010
  • Best Doctors (Best Doctors in America), 2007/2008/
  • alpha omega alpha medical honor society,, 1995
  • Austin Best Doctors (Austin Monthly magazine), 1/2009 , 1
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Baptiste does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Baptiste and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Baptiste is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

View Awards

Dr. Baptiste's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baptiste to family and friends
based on 20 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Baptiste's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Pflugerville, TX
Dr. Baptiste has preformed 2 surgeries on my son and there is no one more professional, understanding, compassionate and personable than Dr. B and his staff. As a retired nurse, I would recommend him to ANYONE that desires the highest quality of care for loved ones.
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Round Rock, TX
I regret not being able to make Dr. Baptiste's acquaintance in person, however I did have the misfortune of interacting with him over the phone. He has a clear disrespect for his peers in healthcare, as evidenced by his sarcastic, condescending, and misdirected telephone monologue. He is obviously...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Austin, TX
Dr. Baptiste performed surgery on my mother. I thought he did an excellent job for the circumstance. He answered all of my questions open and honestly. Very informative and professional. I also felt he was as comforting as he could be for the difficult situation.
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Austin
After Dr Baptiste botched my surgery, I had a second heart attack two days later while still in the Hospital. I was in the hospital for a total of 7 days and Baptiste only visited me once, and that was to make an excuse for why my surgery failed. After that I never saw him again, even when I went...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Austin, TX
I am very grateful to Dr. Baptiste for the wonderful care I received from him this past Summer of 2015. He is certainly one of the best!
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this

Are you Dr. Baptiste?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!