Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect at my first office visit?

We will ask that all new patients complete a detailed medical questionnaire that will take from 10-30 minutes to complete. Insurance precertification, insurance verification and a 20% co-payment will all be due at the time of your visit. Our questionnaire my be downloaded or mailed to you so that it can be completed at home prior to your visit. While every attempt to see you in a timely fashion is made, our surgeons ask that you bring a book if surgeries or patient emergencies cause any delay.

Do you speak Spanish? Habla Español?

Yes. Two of our five surgeons are fluent in Spanish, while some of our secretaries and physician assistants are also bilingual in Spanish or Chinese; many are English speaking only. It is best to bring a family member or friend who can translate if the patient is Spanish speaking only.

Sí. Dos de nuestros cinco cirujanos son fluídos en Español, mientras que algunas de neustras secretarias y asistentes medicos con también bilingües; la mayoría del personal habla solamente Inglés. Les recomendamos que traigan a un miembro de la familia ó un amigo que pueda traduci al paciente si éste habla solamente Español.

Do you fill out disability forms or renew my medications?

No, these requests will need to be managed by your primary care or family doctor. As your specialists, we focus only on your cardiovascular surgery needs.

What insurance companies do you accept?

As Houston’s largest and most qualified cardiovascular surgeons, Texas Surgical Associates is sought after by all credible insurance programs. While the list that follows is a partial listing of our accepted carriers, these relationships can change, please ask by telephone if we accept your insurance. List of Providers.

Where are your surgeries performed?

Our surgeons do the majority of their operations at Memorial Southwest Hospital, Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital. We do have satellite offices for clinic visits in El Campo Professional Building, and West Houston Professional Building, with other satellite clinics in progress.

Where should I park?

We are located on the Southwest Freeway at Beechnut in Southwest Houston. A map can be downloaded. Park in the covered parking multilevel building adjacent to our office building. We do not validate parking tickets. While parking is far more convenient that Houston’s downtown Medical Center, it may take 10 extra minutes to find your way around if this is your first visit.

Will I have instructions for post-operative activity and wound care while I’m recovering at home after surgery?

Yes, our physician assistants will inform you of these instructions at the time of your discharge from the hospital. Our written set of instructions can be downloaded.

Do I need any special preparation for the vascular clinic diagnostic laboratory testing?

Some tests require nothing to eat or drink after midnight before your procedure. Please check with our office. Your referring doctor will receive a copy of the test by the following business day.

How can I pay online?

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Who do I call with questions about my account?

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7737 Southwest Freeway,
Suite 201
Houston, Texas 77074

713-776-3402 713-776-0655
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