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Dr. Francisco Fuentes, MD

Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiology

Dr. Francisco Fuentes earned his medical degree from the University of València Faculty of Medicine and Odontology in València, Spain, and completed his residency with the Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine at the Hospital of Santa Cruz and San Pablo in Barcelona, Spain, and a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston....

Dr. Francisco Fuentes earned his medical degree from the University of València Faculty of Medicine and Odontology in València, Spain, and completed his residency with the Autonomous University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine at the Hospital of Santa Cruz and San Pablo in Barcelona, Spain, and a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Fuentes specializes in echocardiography, general cardiology, invasive cardiovascular medicine, noninvasive cardiology and preventive cardiology. He also speaks Spanish.

Underscoring his excellence as a clinician and educator, Dr. Fuentes is the Theodore and Maureen O’Driscoll-Levy Professor and director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and Cardiology Fellowship Program at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston.. He conducts one of the largest and most comprehensive courses in preventive cardiology in the United States, which has been held annually for over 20 years. Currently, he is investigating how to optimize medical and surgical therapies for patients with coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Fuentes is also a recognized health educator in the community, and routinely volunteers at the San Jose Clinic. He received the Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award. In addition, he was named a Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly and a Top Doctor for Women—Cardiology by H Texas Magazine, and was presented with a Special Congressional Recognition by Congressman Al Green in honor of outstanding dedication to health care, education and community service. He also was honored by the American Heart Association for numerous contributions to the field of cardiovascular medicine and the Hispanic community.

He received the Benjy F. Brooks MD Award from McGovern Medical School for outstanding clinical faculty.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7211

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cardiology
Medical Education

University of Valencia School of Medicine 1969

Languages Spoken
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine - Neuromuscular Medicine 1972

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine 1972, Morristown Medical Center 1977

PCP Number

100000026106

Clinical Interests
  • Cardiac Nutrition
  • Cardiac Risk Reduction
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Nutrition
  • Cardiac Risk Reduction
  • Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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