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Dr. Robert Hanfland MD

Dr. Robert Hanfland MD

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(832) 325-7234


Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Children’s Heart Program, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Dr. Robert Hanfland earned his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery and a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and an additional fellowship in congenital heart surgery at Children’s Hospital of Colorado.

Board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery, Dr. Hanfland’s clinical interests are pediatric and adult congenital heart surgery and pediatric tracheal surgery. He serves as assistant professor of pediatric cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

A recipient of the Humanism in Medicine and Department of Surgery Teacher of the Year Awards at the University of Iowa, Dr. Hanfland’s practice philosophy is to treat people in the way that he would like to be treated.  He believes that an excellent congenital heart surgery program requires a whole team of people, a concept reflected in his practice.

A Houston Texans fan, Dr. Hanfland is resident of the Medical Center. He is married to a physician who practices in pediatric intensive care and they are the parents of three children.

Physician Details

Medical Education
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 2004
Internships & Residency
University of Iowa, 2009
University of Iowa, 2013
University of Colorado Aurora - Ob/Gyn, 2014
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp



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