Dr. Ward Houck, MD

Dr. Ward Houck, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Ward Houck, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Murfreesboro, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.Read his story

MURFREESBORO SURGICAL SPECIALISTS

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 440

Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Houck's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houck performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Houck performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houck treats Lung Cancer more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Houck treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Houck treats Pulmonary Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Houck treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Houck's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Houck is originally from Florence, South Carolina. Growing up the son of a surgeon, he was exposed to hospitals and the practice of medicine at an early age. As a child, he would accompany his father "on rounds" whenever he could and as a teen...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2003
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
Residency Hospital
1995
Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
Internship Hospital
1994
South Carolina U, College Of Medicine
Medical School
2003
2002
2000
1995
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Houck's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Houck

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Houck's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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One of the smartest physicians I have ever met. I love his confidence!
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I am still under Dr.Houck's care and just knowing he is my Doctor instills in me the knowledge that I have the BEST
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Dr. Houck has been a God send to my family. I could not ask for a kinder, caring physician!
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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