Dr. Reza Khalafi, MD

Dr. Reza Khalafi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Reza Khalafi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic surgery.

900 W Rosedale St

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

(817) 885-7442

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Khalafi'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. Khalafi "North Texas Surgical offers the latest advances in open heart surgery including, coronary artery bypass surgery, beating heart surgery, minimally invasive endoscopic vessel harvesting and heart valve replacement and repair. We understand the prospect of open heart surgery can be intimidating, however, we are fortunate to live in an era when very effective procedures are available to treat most heart ailments."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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33  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.


  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • State University-New York-Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univeristy Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • State University-New York-Buffalo
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khalafi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khalafi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khalafi to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Khalafi'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 (4)

Dr.Khalafi did a bypass Heart surgery on my dad. (Michael Paul Frie room 405) This Morning. ME and my wife and my mom wanting to say thank you Dr.Khalafi for doing amazing job on my father From Shawn and Alissa Frie And his wife Angela Frie
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We waited for one hour beyond our appointment time and then after 30 more minutes in the exam room left. No one apologized or mentioned why he was late. It seemed it was typical. We have chosen a different surgeon to complete his needed procedure.
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Dr. Khalafi has a very calming manner when you're facing heart surgery. He exudes a confidence that just makes you feel he has it under control. He saved my life. He explained all that was going to happen during and after my surgery, not only to me, but to my wife as well and answered all of our...more
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Dr. Khalafi is truly an excellent surgeon who makes you feel completely at ease about any procedures you are going to have. You will not doubt you are in professional and expert hands. Plaza Med. Center, his staff and the hospital staff are A1 in every way. You will receive the best care possible. ...more
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