Dr. Laurens R Pickard, MD



Thoracic Surgery     -  Texas,  Houston

 Overview

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

 Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Coloboma of Iris
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
  • Endocarditis
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Memory Disorders
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurological Muscle Weakness
  • No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Pneumonia
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure

 Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 47

 State License

  • Texas

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Internship Hospital


Hermann Hospital

Houston, TX, USA

Year completed: 1971

 Awards

1   ACC
2   ACS
3   STS
4   STSA
5   ACCP

 Dr. Pickard Ratings

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Surgical Associates

6560 Fannin Street Suite 1612
Texas (TX)
Houston,
77030

  (713) 797-1211

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Surgical Associates, 6560 Fannin Street Suite 1612, Houston, Texas (TX), 77030



Map for Dr. Laurens R Pickard, MD: 6560 Fannin Street Suite 1612, Houston, Texas, 77030


 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Emblem Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • MedCost PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals


San Jacinto Methodist Hospital photo


San Jacinto Methodist Hospital

4401 Garth Road Texas TX, Baytown, 77521

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 photo


The Methodist Hospital

6565 Fannin Street Texas TX, Houston, 77030

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 photo


CHRISTUS Saint John Hospital

18300 Saint John Drive Texas TX, Houston, 77058

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.




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