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Darien W. Bradford, MD

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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  • Bio

    Darien Bradford, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon trained to diagnose and treat diseases of the chest, esophagus, diaphragm, heart, lungs and trachea. For more than a decade, Dr. Bradford has performed minimally invasive thoracic surgery in North Texas, offering his patients a successful alternative to traditional open heart and open chest surgery. He and his surgical team are highly specialized in both video and robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Dr. Bradford performs a variety of minimally invasive procedures for conditions of the heart, lung, pleura, and mediastinum.

    Education

    Medical Education: Wayne State Univ. School of Medicine - 1991 - Detroit, MI
    Internship: University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston - 1992 - Galveston, TX
    Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston - 1998 - Galveston, TX
    Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston - 2000 - Galveston, TX

    Specialties
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • Aetna
    • Aetna Medicaid
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • Aetna US Health Care POS
    • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BlueCross/BlueShield POS
    • BlueCross/BlueShield PPO
    • Bravo Medicaid Star Plus
    • Champus Standard Indemnity/Tricare
    • CHIPS Ins.
    • Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • Cigna Local Plus
    • Cigna/HMO
    • Cigna/POS
    • Cigna/PPO
    • Cook Children`s Health Plan
    • Cook Children`s Phys Assoc,PA
    • Coventry Medicare Advantage PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • First Health Workmans Comp
    • Galaxy Health Network PPO
    • Great West/ HMO or One Health Plan
    • Great West/ PPO or One Health Plan
    • Health Smart PPO
    • Health Smart- EPO
    • HealthSmart GEPO
    • HealthSmart POS
    • Healthspring Medicare
    • Humana Choice Medicare Advantage (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare Medicare Choice PPO
    • Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • Humana Preferred
    • Medicaid Insurance
    • Medicare
    • Molina Healthcare
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Pacificare AARP Medicare Complete/ UHC West
    • PHCS2
    • Private Healthcare Systems PPO
    • Superior Medicaid Insurance
    • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Texas Health Network (Medicaid)
    • Tricare
    • Tricare for Life
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare South Standard
    • Unicare Medicaid
    • United Eff Date
    • United Healthcare
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • USA Managed Care (network)
    • Workman's Compensation
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