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 specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Reginald C. Baptiste, MD PA

12221 Renfert Way Ste 345

Austin, TX 78758
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Insurance Accepted

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

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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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

38  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
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32  Procedures

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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

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Dr. Baptiste's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baptiste to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Baptiste's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

In 2010, Dr Baptiste did my mother's quadruple bypass surgery. In 2018, Dr Baptiste did my lung biopsy. He was very forthcoming, and spent more time than expected from a doctor, answering all our questions and explaining the procedure. He is very compassionate, and has a good bedside manner. ...more
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Dr Baptiste performed lung surgery for my cancer located behind my lung May 2016. He was friendly and very professional. Unfortunately my cancer has spread to my abdominal lymph node so he will be performing surgery again in 2018. I completely trust him and believe he is the best.
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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.
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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
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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.
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