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Dr. Amilcar Avendano MD

Dr. Amilcar Avendano MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center
4.9 /5
26 reviews
(713) 897-7221

Biography

Board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiology and internal medicine, Dr. Avendano completed both his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He underwent fellowship training in interventional cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, where he was chief cardiology fellow and outstanding fellow of the year. In 1994, Dr. Avendano began his practice in Houston.

Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Avendano treats patients 18 years and older. His specialties include pacemaker placement, catheterization and peripheral angioplasty, coronary and peripheral stent and echocardiography. Dr. Avendano has been recognized by his colleagues and peers for his outstanding bedside manner and patient care.

The father of two, he is an active volunteer in the Boy Scouts of America, enjoys playing chess and watching movies.

Practice Information 

Dr. Avendano practices at Memorial Hermann Medical Group Cardiology Cypress Station in North Houston. 

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Medical Education
Francisco Marroquin University School of Medicine, 1986
Internships & Residency
Universidad Francisco Marroquin, 1987
Baylor College of Medicine - Registrar, 1991
Fellowship
St Luke's Episcopal Hospital, 1994
PCP Number
100000030833
Cities Served
Conroe, Cypress, Houston, Hufsmith, North Houston

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ZIP Codes Served
77014, 77038, 77040, 77060, 77064, 77065, 77066

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)

Videos

 

Dr. Amilcar Avendano, MD

 

Dr. Amilcar Avendaño discusses the differences between a heart attack and a stroke.

In The News

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Reviews

4.9/5
4.9 /5
26 Reviews

Google
5.0/5
May 22, 2020
Google
He saved my husband. He had to have 2 stints put in because of a massive heart attack. Wonderful doctor. He is now my husband's cardiologist.
Google
5.0/5
Dec 10, 2019
Google
Dr. Avendano has saved my life twice . You could not find a doctor that is so caring.
Vitals
5.0/5
Jun 12, 2019
Vitals
The BEST of all cardiologists in Houston and the WISEST definitely
Google
5.0/5
Jun 12, 2019
Google
THE BEST AND WISEST CARDIOLOGIST OF HOUSTON TX/Spring.
Google
5.0/5
Jun 5, 2019
Google
Dr. Amilcar Avendano is one of the best physicians I have met. His compassion for his patients is amazing! I had an awful episode with my health and he did everything possible to help me and is continuing to help.
HealthGrades
4.0/5
May 24, 2019
HealthGrades
My mother has been following up with him for over 10 years seriously the best doctors!!! May the lord continue using to save life’s!!!!
HealthGrades
5.0/5
May 7, 2019
HealthGrades
I have been a patient of Dr. Avendano for over 10 years. He is a wonderful doctor with the best bed time manners of any doctor I've seen in a long time. He was also my Mom's doctor and is my husband's doctor. We all have great respect for him.
Vitals
5.0/5
Feb 9, 2019
Vitals
Dr. Avendano did a TEE procedure on me yesterday. He was kind, comical, timely, efficient, and I loved him. I feel great today! I recommend him highly!
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Feb 2, 2019
HealthGrades
This man is an amazing doctor. He is MY doctor. I highly recommend anyone needing a heart doctor to consider going to see him. He has an outstanding bedside manner.
Survey
5.0/5
Dec 30, 2018
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