Jose Fernando Escobar, MD-Surgery, Thoracic - Denton, TX

Jose Fernando Escobar, M.D.

A member of Texas Health Physicians Group

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Primary Location
Texas Health Heart, Lung and Vascular Surgical Specialists
2505 Scripture Street
Ste 100
DentonTX 76201-2376
Hospital Affiliations
Texas Health Heart & Vascular Arlington
Texas Health Arlington Memorial
Texas Health Denton
Virtual Visits
  • About Me
    Specialties
    Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
    Gender
    M
    Age
    50
    Languages
    Spanish
    Education
    Maricopa Medical Center - Dept of Surgery
    Texas Tech Univ HSC-Registrar's Office - MD
    UTSW Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
    Bio
    Jose Escobar, M.D., spent five years in the Phoenix, Ariz., area pursuing his general surgery residency training, before coming to Texas to further advance his skills. He went on to complete his thoracic surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a Diplomat of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery with special interests that include adult cardiac surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung cancer screening program.

    Prior to founding CVT Surgical Associates of Denton, Escobar served as the medical director of Thoracic Surgery and Cardiovascular Surgery for Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine for six years. He graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in College Station with a bachelor’s degree in biology and earned his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock.

    Escobar is well-published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography and Circulation on such topics as detection of myocardial perfusion defects and the safety and efficacy of fluorocarbon-based echocardiographic contrast agents. He is a member of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Network, and Society of Thoracic Surgery.

    In his free time, Escobar enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.
  • Additional Locations
    1604 Hospital Parkway
    1604 Hospital Parkway
    Ste 501
    Bedford, TX 76022-6932
  • Insurance Accepted

    = Accepting New Patients

    • Aetna Better Health Chip Medicaid
    • Aetna Better Health Star Plans Medicaid
    • Aetna Medicare Adv
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna
    • Amerigroup Medicaid
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO(ACA)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials (HMO Blue)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue UT Connect
    • Care N Care Medicare Adv
    • Cigna Commercial
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicaid
    • Cigna Medicare Adv HMO
    • Cigna Medicare Adv PPO
    • City of Euless
    • Cook Childrens Medicaid
    • Coventry First Health
    • Fort Worth Firefighters
    • Galaxy
    • HealthScope (DART)
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial
    • Humana HMO PPO Medicare Adv
    • Medicaid Rest Of Texas
    • Medicaid Tarrant
    • Medicare Railroad
    • Medicare Rest Of Texas
    • Medicare Tarrant
    • Molina Medicaid Chip
    • Molina Medicaid Star Plans
    • Molina Medicare Adv
    • PHCS Multiplan
    • ProCare Advantage Medicare HMO
    • QuickTrip
    • Superior Medicaid Chip Plans
    • Superior Medicaid Star Plans
    • Superior Medicare Adv
    • Tricare Humana Military
    • UHC AARP Medicare Adv
    • UHC Commercial
    • USA Commercial PPO
    • USA Lonestar Network
    • WellMed UHC Medicare Adv HMO (SWHR Medicare Complete)
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