Dr. Laurens R Pickard, MD works in
Houston, Texas is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery and graduated Hermann Hospital in 1971. Dr. Pickard is affiliated with San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, The Methodist Hospital, CHRISTUS Saint John Hospital and practicing for 47 years
Experience and Qualifications
Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
Coloboma of Iris
Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
Cranial Neurological Surgery
CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
Independent Forensic Evaluation
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neurological Muscle Weakness
No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
I received a timely response to my questions and concerns.
I got an appointment when I needed one.
They kept things moving and on time during my visit.
Knowledge and Skill:*
I received a thorough evaluation.
I received a correct diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
I was given specific advice on lifestyle changes I can make to improve my health.
Shared Decision Making and Communication:*
I was given the medical information I needed in an understandable way.
The provider really listened, gave me the time I needed, and put me at ease.
We discussed treatment options and choices I have.
The provider addressed traditional and alternative medicine treatment options in an open-minded way.
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital is a non-profit hospital located in Baytown, TX. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 8 of 10 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 8 of 10 procedures.
The Methodist Hospital is a non-profit hospital located in Houston, TX. This hospital reports jointly with Diagnostic Center Hospital. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the sta...
CHRISTUS Saint John Hospital is a hospital located in Houston, TX. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 9 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 3 of 9 procedures.
Dr. Adel D Irani, MD works in
Houston, Texas is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery and graduated University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Irani is affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center and practicing for 23 years
Dr. Charles D Fraser, MD works in
Houston, Texas is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery and graduated Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1990. Dr. Fraser is affiliated with St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital, Saint Lukes Episcopal Hospital and practicing for 33 years
Dr. Christos A Katsigiannis, MD works in
Houston, Texas is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery. Dr. Katsigiannis is affiliated with Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, CHRISTUS Saint John Hospital, Mainland Medical Center
Dr. Danny Chu, MD works in
Houston, Texas is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery and graduated Tufts University School Of Medicine. Dr. Chu is affiliated with St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital, Saint Lukes Episcopal Hospital and practicing for 20 years
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