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Dr. Richard Rouse, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Rouse

Dr. Richard Rouse, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Loyola U, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in thoracic surgery.


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(210) 615-7700

Dr. Rouse accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rouse's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rouse performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Rouse performs this procedure more than 17% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rouse treats Hyperlipidemia more than 3% of his peers

Dr. Rouse treats this condition more than 3% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Rouse's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Rouse, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Loyola U, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1978
Hosp Broussais
Fellowship Hospital
1978
U Ala Hosps
Residency Hospital
1974
U Ala Hosps
Internship Hospital
1973
Loyola U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1978
1974
1973

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