Dr. Salim Surani, MD

Dr. Salim Surani, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Male • Age 57

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Salim Surani, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Aransas Pass, TX. Dr. Surani has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area and CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Surani to book an appointment.


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Pulmonary Associates

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(361) 885-7722
Pulmonary Associates of Corpus Christi1711 W Wheeler Ave Ste 1 Aransas Pass, TX 78336
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Dr. Surani accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Surani

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Surani treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Surani treats other conditions, please contact the office at (361) 885-7722.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 90% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats Asthma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Surani performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Bronchiectasis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats Bronchiectasis more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Surani performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 53% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats Sleep Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani performs Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) more than 10% of their peers

Dr. Surani performs this procedure more than 10% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pneumonia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats Pneumonia more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Respiratory Failure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats Respiratory Failure more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Surani treats Asthma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Surani treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

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Dr. Surani's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Salim Surani, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Aransas Pass, TX. Dr. Surani has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease,...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Michael Reese-U Ill
Residency Hospital
1991
Michael Reese-U Ill
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area

Corpus Christi, TX

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial

Corpus Christi, TX

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline

Corpus Christi, TX
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