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Dr. Rupesh Vakil MD

Dr. Rupesh Vakil MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

Summary

A graduate of The University of Texas in Austin, Dr. Vakil earned his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. He then completed his residency training in internal medicine followed by his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in ... Read More

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Biography

A graduate of The University of Texas in Austin, Dr. Vakil earned his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. He then completed his residency training in internal medicine followed by his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey.

Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, Dr. Vakil has been in practice since 2001. He specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine and his clinical interests focus on pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease and the diagnosis and treatment of lung related conditions.

He belongs to professional organizations such as the American Thoracic Society Member and American College of Chest Physician.

Dr. Vakil’s practice philosophy embraces compassionate, comprehensive and responsive specialty care to his patients who are 18 years and older. He provides individual treatment plans and the highest level of care to each patient. He is fluent in both Hindi and Gujarati.

Dr. Vakil lives in Houston with his wife and twins and enjoys sports, travel and music.

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wed 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Medical Education
Ross University School of Medicine, 2005
Internships & Residency
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2008
Fellowship
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2012
PCP Number
110000002164
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • 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
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)