Dr. Tulsidas Kuruvanka, MD

Dr. Tulsidas Kuruvanka, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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50 y/o
(39)

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Dr. Tulsidas Kuruvanka, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Northwest Houston Cardiology

13325 Hargrave Rd Ste 100

Houston, TX 77070
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 88% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 84% of peers
Chest Pain
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Kuruvanka'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.

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Hypertension

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27  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

  • S. Nijalingappa College, Bangalore University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Bangalore University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Buffalo General Hospital- Kaleida Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Caritas Saint Elizabeths Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Cleve Clin Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kuruvanka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuruvanka's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuruvanka to family and friends
39 total reviews (20 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Kuruvanka'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

When I moved to Spring I did not know the doctors in and near my area. I needed a cardiologist to keep up with my health needs. My daughter met Dr. Kuruvanka at Methodist and was so impressed and we looked no further. And when I met him we agreed we had found a match. He was easy to talk to,...more
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Dr TK is the best. His intelligence and his bed side manner can't be beat. He is very thorough and does his best to help the patient understand each and every step. He is actually fun to deal with, each time I have been to see him. I credit him with saving me from quite possibly my demise with...more
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Dr. Kuruvanka is an absolute God send. His attention to detail is amazing. He is caring and listens to my concerns and questions. Very thorough. He did a left and right heart cath on me and I felt no discomfort. I would highly recommend him to friends and family.
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I had a quadruple bypass with a pace-maker and a defibrillator. Dr. Kuruvanka became my physician after I received the pace-maker. He has helped me tremendously understanding the scope of my surgery, what to expect, and where to go from there. I can truly say the Dr. Kuruvanka genuinely cares for...more
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I met Dr. KURUVANKA as I was taken out of the ambulance, he escorted me into surgery and saved my life! I was experiencing 98% blockage in my main artery. Today I am doing excellent. He has outstanding bedside and office care, he is knowledgeable and shows kindness when dealing with frightened...more
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