Dr. Stephen Maniscalco, MD

Dr. Stephen Maniscalco, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Maniscalco, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Shenandoah, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and more.Read his story

Elite Heart, Lung, and Vein Surgeons

920 Medical Plaza Dr Ste 360

Shenandoah, TX 77380
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Guardian
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Maniscalco'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.

Dr. Maniscalco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Maniscalco "A tradition of excellence has earned Stephen P. Maniscalco, MD a national reputation. Noted as one of "America's Top Surgeons in Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery" and winner of the Physician of the Year Award at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands in 2017. Dr. Maniscalco is a board-certified Cardiovascular, Thoracic and Vascular Surgeon and has been in practice since 2002. He attended medical school at the University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed his internship and residency at University of Louisville School of Medicine. He also completed a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine where he eventually served as a member of the faculty and underwent additional training at M.D. Anderson in Thoracic Oncology. In addition to his surgical practice, he also teaches at conferences and seminars for physicians, patients, and communities on his progressive surgical techniques."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Maniscalco "As a cardiovascular, thoracic and vascular surgeon, I specialize in surgery of the heart, lungs and the major blood vessels of the body. I am proud to offer Southeast Texas the newest and most specialized cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgical care. I offer state-of-the-art surgical treatment options, comprehensive care, and 24 hour availability. My goal is to provide you with the finest in medical care and to restore you as quickly as possible to good health."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

83  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
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94  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.


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • B. S. Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University
    Other Education | Completed 1989
  • Clinical Faculty, Baylor College Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Tau Beta Pi, Chemical Engineering Honor Society,
  • Americas Top Surgeons, Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery,
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society,
Media & Publications
  • Cardiac Autotransplantation for Surgical Treatment of Sarcomas,
  • Effects of Preconditioning on Lactate and Acetate Oxidation,
  • Embolization Therapy as an Alternative to Thoracotomy in Vascular Injuries of the Chest Wall,
  • Effects of Glutamate and Aspartate on Myocardial Substrate Oxidation During Potassium Arrest,
  • Acetate and Lactate Oxidation in the Perfused Failing Human Heart,
  • Effects of Pyruvate on Pyruvate Carboxylation and Substrate Selection in the Heart,
  • Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath, Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumors, and Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis: Defining the Presentation, Surgical Therapy and Recurrence,
  • Alcohol, Drug Intoxication or Both at the Time of Burn Injury as a Predictor of Complications and Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with Burns,
  • Effects of Cardioplegia with Glutamate and Aspartate on TCA Cycle Metabolism,
  • Effects of Dichloroacetate on Mechanical Recovery and Oxidation of Physiologic Substrates After Ischemia and Reperfusion in the Isolated Heart,
  • Increasing Anaplerosis Improves Cardiac Function After Ischemia,
  • Cutaneous Burns Caused by Sulfuric Acid Drain Cleaner,
  • Effects of Dichloroacetate on Myocardial Substrate Selection by 13C-MRS,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Maniscalco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Maniscalco to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Maniscalco'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 (7)

Dr. Mani operated on a carotid artery less than 3 weeks ago. There was severe blockage. Surgery was a complete success and he has skill and patience to answer all questions. There have been no problems in recovery and I highly recommend his practice .
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Very dedicated and skilled surgeon. My husband had open heart surgery on March 14, 2018. This doctor came to check on my husband every day; even on Sunday's. My husband was in ICU for 11 days. We were truly Blessed to have Dr Maniscalco perform his surgery! I would recommend him to anybody. He...more
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My cardiologist secured the services of Dr. Maniscalco after I suffered cardiac arrest in January 2016. I could not be more satisfied with the care I received from Dr. Maniscalco & his team. To say I'm very satisfied is an understatement! It's 465 days later & I made a near complete recovery -...more
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very cold, and rude! Did my surgery only to find out 3 weeks later his procedure did not work, and will have to have another surgery to undo what he did and correctly fix the problem!!
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We were referred to Dr. Mani while at the hospital, my Mom had a heart attack in the middle of the night.We were told she immediately needed surgery and Dr. Mani would perform the bypass.HE WAS UNBELIEVEABLY REMARKABLE!!! We are med center people and everyone at the hospital told us we would want...more
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