Dr. Robert Santoscoy, MD

Dr. Robert Santoscoy, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Robert Santoscoy, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

1600 Medical Center Dr Ste 212

El Paso, TX 79902

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Vascular Disease
more than 50% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 39% of peers
Heart Surgery
more than 35% of peers

Dr. Santoscoy'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Santoscoy "Every member of El Paso Southwestern Cardiovascular Associates has a strong commitment of caring for people in some of life s most trying circumstances. Our board-certified cardiothoracic surgeons and specially trained medical professionals and staff work closely with patients, their families and their physicians to diagnosis and treat diseases and conditions of the heart, lung and vascular systems. Cardiothoracic and vascular care should not just be about what is offered, but how it is offered. The members of El Paso Southwestern Cardiovascular Associates work as a team to ensure each patient receives the medical care they need. We encourage questions and want all patient and family members to be comfortable with and understand the plan of care."


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3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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25  Procedures

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 Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Creighton University Med Center Saint Joseph
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • West Virginia University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santoscoy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Santoscoy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santoscoy to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Santoscoy'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
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