Dr. Wayne Hofstetter, MD

Dr. Wayne Hofstetter, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Wayne Hofstetter, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Hofstetter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hofstetter treats Esophageal Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hofstetter treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Head and Neck Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hofstetter treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 95% of his peers

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

Esophageal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hofstetter treats Esophageal Diseases more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hofstetter treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hofstetter'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 Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • 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 Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Wayne Hofstetter, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Hofstetter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hofstetter

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

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1 Star
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Compassionate and extremely thorough doctor. Sense of humor which to me is important. He offers to hug his patients to put them at ease. He came in on his day off to see me. I owe my life to him.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO