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Dr. Philip Rascoe, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Board certified in cardiothoracic and general surgery, Dr. Rascoe earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University, and completed his general surgery internship and residency at UTHealth. He performed a Thoracic Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center and a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pennsy...

Board certified in cardiothoracic and general surgery, Dr. Rascoe earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University, and completed his general surgery internship and residency at UTHealth. He performed a Thoracic Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center and a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Rascoe is also a member of the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Association for Academic Surgery. With extensive experience in performing minimally-invasive operations for diseases of the chest, his clinical focus is on benign and malignant diseases of the lungs, mediastinum, pleura, trachea, and esophagus.

Dr. Rascoe's clinical areas of expertise

  • Lung cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Minimally-invasive lung surgery
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)
  • VATS lobectomy
  • Minimally-invasive esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Mediastinal masses
  • Thymoma and thymic cancer
  • VATS thymectomy
  • Transcervival thymectomy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Hyperhidrosis and VATS sympathectomy
  • Tracheal surgery
  • Pleural diseases
  • Mesothelioma
  • Pectus excavatum and carinatum
  • Substernal goiters
  • Long volume reduction surgery (LVRS) and bullectomy
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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 486-5100

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Thoracic Surgery
Medical Education

Louisiana State University at Shreveport 2000

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

MD Anderson Cancer Center / Graduate Medicical Education 2005, University of Pennsylvania - Graduate Medical Education 2009

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Houston 2003, University of Texas at Houston 2007

PCP Number

110000005654

Clinical Interests
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mesothelioma
  • Minimally-invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Pleural Disease
  • Repair of Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum
  • Robotic and VATS Lobectomy for Lung Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis
  • Thymoma
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • VATS Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Deer Park, Friendswood, Galena Park, Houston, League City, Missouri City, Pasadena, Pearland, South Houston, Webster

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • 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
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers 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
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • 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 TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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