Dr. Rodney Horton, MD

Dr. Rodney Horton, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Rodney Horton, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, and more.

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia

3000 N Interstate 35 Ste 700

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Electrophysiological Study
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Horton'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. Horton "Undergoing treatment for heart arrhythmias can be a trying time for people. I try to relate to patients in a way that lets them know they have all the time in the world to talk. I want all my patients to be as confident in their treatment as I am."

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

12  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.

Education

  • Houston Baptist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Ut Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Tx
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Ut Southwestern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Ut Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Horton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Horton's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Horton to family and friends
17 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Horton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Horton's nurse practitioner interviewed us and explained everything and answered all our questions. She was very friendly, very knowledgeable, and very helpful. Dr. Horton came in after the nurse practitioner was finished and answered some more questions. I left with all my questions...more
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Thank you for the kind words. We are so lucky to have such committed caretakers at Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia and are so thankful for all they do. We will be sure to pass along your comments.

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We are thankful that Dr. Horton assisted in development or developed the Watchman Procedure. With hardly any recovery time , my husband was able to return to normal activities. We highly recommend this physician.
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Thank you so much for the positive feedback! We take pride in serving the community and appreciate the kind words!

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Willing to listen. Ready to tackle challenging AFIB. Demonstrated great skill when doing the ablation procedure. Successful outcome.
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Thank you for the kind words.

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My cardiologist referred me to Dr. Horton to discuss the possibility of having the Watchman procedure done. My cardiologist said Dr. Horton is the best in Texas and possibly the United States. Dr. Horton agreed the Watchman was needed and told me I was the perfect candidate for cardiac ablation...more
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While I did not meet Dr Horton, his PA was superb at answering my questions about the upcoming ablation.
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