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Dr. Bindu Akkanti, MD

Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology

Pulmonary Disease Critical Care

Dr. Bindu Akkanti earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston and her residency training at Boston University Medical Center in Massachusetts. She then returned to BCM to complete her fellowship in pulmo...

Dr. Bindu Akkanti earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston and her residency training at Boston University Medical Center in Massachusetts. She then returned to BCM to complete her fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine and served as Chief Fellow. Following her fellowship, she pursued bioinformatics- based translational research in lung cancer in the BCM department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care, Dr. Akkanti has clinical interests that include the diagnosis and management of critically ill adult patients, critical care, lung cancer, asthma, COPD, pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis, lung transplantation, and other advanced lung diseases. Her research interests include determining gene expression signatures in critically ill patients and in patients with advanced lung diseases utilizing bioinformatics resources.

Dr. Akkanti currently serves as an assistant professor of Critical Care at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. She is an active member in the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC and works with a large multidisciplinary team caring for adult heart failure patients fitted with mechanical devices.

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Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Disease Critical Care
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
Medical Education

UT Southwestern Medical School 2004

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine 2011

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Female

Internship & Residency

Baylor College of Medicine - Neuromuscular Medicine 2005, Boston University School of Medicine 2008

PCP Number

100000052264

Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

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
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • 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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