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Dr. Igor Gregoric, MD

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Cardiovascular Surgery

Dr. Igor Gregoric earned his medical degree from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he also finished an internship. He completed a residency in general surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston), followed by a second residency in cardiothoracic surgery and a fellowship...

Dr. Igor Gregoric earned his medical degree from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he also finished an internship. He completed a residency in general surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston), followed by a second residency in cardiothoracic surgery and a fellowship in cardiovascular surgery at the Texas Heart Institute.

Dr. Gregoric, who is board-certified in thoracic surgery, specializes in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, mechanical circulatory support and transplantation. His clinical interests include advanced heart failure, structural heart disease, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory support (acute and chronic), surgical treatment of advanced heart failure, minimally invasive and robotic cardiothoracic surgery, TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement), arrhythmia surgery and pulmonary embolectomy surgery. He has practiced in the Houston area since 2000.

A fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), Dr. Gregoric is also a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American Society of Artificial Internal Organs and International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation. He has published more than 400 original articles in medical journals and authored numerous book chapters.

Dr. Gregoric is on the faculty of McGovern School of Medicine and serves as chief of the surgical division of the Center for Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantations.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 704-4300

Meet the Provider

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

University of Ljubljana 1979

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Texas Heart Institute/St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital 1992

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

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Houston 1996, Texas Heart Institute 1998

PCP Number

100000019227

Clinical Interests
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Arrhythmia Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Arrhythmia Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Pulmonary Embolectomy Surgery
  • Robotic Heart Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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Cities Served

Alvin, Bacliff, Bellaire, Deer Park, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galena Park, Houston, Kemah, La Porte, League City, Missouri City, Pasadena, Pearland, Seabrook, South Houston, Webster

Zip Codes Served

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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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