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Dr. Anthony Estrera, MD

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

General Surgery

Dr. Anthony Estrera is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery, Dr. Estrera’s clinical interests include cardiac surgery, valvular heart...

Dr. Anthony Estrera is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery, Dr. Estrera’s clinical interests include cardiac surgery, valvular heart disease, aortic aneurysms and aortic dissection. He has practiced in Houston since 1994, treating patients 18 and older.

Dr. Estrera is professor and chief of cardiac surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and medical director of Cardiovascular ICU and Cardiovascular IMU at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute.

He has received numerous professional recognitions and has authored or co-authored 26 book chapters and more than 100 articles in medical journals.

Dr. Estrera’s practice philosophy reflects patient-centered care ensuring that “the patient always comes first.” He believes in good communications and provides individualized, personalized patient care.

A resident of Houston, Dr. Estrera is married and the father of four children. His favorite leisure activities are running, swimming, reading and coaching.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 486-5100

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Heart and Vascular Services
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
Medical Education

UT Southwestern Medical School 1993

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine - Surgery 2000

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Baylor College of Medicine - Surgery 1998

PCP Number

100000046339

Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aneurysms
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aneurysms
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Disease
  • Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair (TAA)
  • Valve Surgery
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City, Pasadena

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
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • 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
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • 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 Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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  • Houston Chronicle logo

    A rare diagnosis. A stent lost in the mail. A fairy-tale ending.

    Anne Accardo’s doctor, Gustavo Oderich, describes it as a Cinderella story. Like a glass slipper that could only fit one foot, Oderich — a vascular surgeon McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, UT Physicians and Memorial Hermann — designed a stent specifically for Accardo.

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