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Chandrasekhar Kunavarapu
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Dr. Chandrasekhar R. Kunavarapu, MD

Cardiovascular Disease Internal Medicine

OVERVIEW

Dr. Chandra Kunavarapu joins Texas Transplant Physician Group as an associate medical director for the Heart Transplant and Failure program. He comes to us from Georgia, where he served as the medical director of heart failure and transplant program at the Medical College of Georgia. While at MCG he successfully started the Heart Transplant program there. Dr. Kunavarapu completed his adult cardiovascular fellowship training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York and his heart failure and transplant fellowship training at the renowned Columbia-NY Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. He is an IBHRE-Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS)., demonstrating his expertise in heart rhythm device therapy. Dr. Kunavarapu's expertise in cardiovascular procedures includes transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography, nuclear cardiography, cardiac catherizations, cardiopulmonary stress testing, pacemaker/implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)implantation and programming, endomyocardial biopsies and percutaneous ventricular assist device implantation. His interests along with heart failure and transplant include device therapy in advanced heart failure patients, pulmonary hypertension, cell based therapy and pharmacogenomics of heart failure. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant and the Heart Failure Society of America. He has published several book chapters and articles in peer reviewed journals in the field of heart failure and transplant as well as other areas of cardiology.
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4499 Medical Dr Ste 166
San Antonio, TX, 78229

LOCATIONS

Advanced Heart Failure And Transplant Clinic Of Methodist Heart Hospital
4499 Medical Dr Ste 166
San Antonio,TX,78229
Mon7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tue7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wed7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri7:00 am - 2:30 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
8201 Ewing Halsell Dr
San Antonio,TX,78229
Methodist Texsan Hospital
6700 W Interstate 10
San Antonio,TX,78201
Methodist Heart Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio,TX,78229
Methodist Specialty And Transplant Hospital
8026 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio,TX,78229

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Residency
Interfaith Medical Center
Medical School
Siddhartha Medical College
Graduated 1996

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED (50)

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  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Multiplan PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • CIGNA PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana HMO Premier MRF
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Humana San Antonio HMOx
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana National HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • PHCS PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Blue Essentials HMO
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • TX Ambetter
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Ambetter TX
  • Ambetter Value
  • BCBS TX Blue Essentials HMO
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • Friday Gold (On Exchange) - TX
  • HCSC BCBS TX MyBlue Health HMO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Oscar EPO TX
  • UHC Individual Exchange Benefit Plan TX
  • Oscar Insurance TX Choice Individual
  • Oscar Insurance TX Select Individual

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