Dr. Tea Acuff Jr, MD

Dr. Tea Acuff Jr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Tea Acuff Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

3537 S Interstate 35 E

Denton, TX 76210

Contact Information

(940) 384-4595

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
more than 71% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 67% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
more than 63% of peers

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Dr. Acuff Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Acuff Jr "Dr. Tea Acuff has over 35 years of experience as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon. He currently operates at 5 hospitals in the North Texas area: Denton Regional Medical Center, Medical Center of Lewisville, Medical Center of McKinney, The Heart Hospital Baylor Denton and Texas Health Presbyterian Denton. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Acuff Jr "I believe less is more. I strive to offer solutions that best fit your problem in my areas of expertise. I don't want to tell you what you must do, but rather give options for your choices. "

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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30  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.


  • Davidson College, Davidson, Nc
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Texas Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Acuff Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Acuff Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Acuff Jr to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Acuff Jr'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 (1)

I could not have asked for a better surgeon to perform my open heart surgery to replace my aorta valve. He is an excellent surgeon and his entire staff is very professional, friendly and accommodating.
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