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 and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1993 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 792-6161

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

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Esophageal Cancer
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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
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 and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1993 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1993
    Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School
    1993

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

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