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Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Interventional Cardiology*
4.9 (106)
Map Pin Small Denton, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Dr. Babu Makkena, MD is an Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Denton, TX. They graduated from Universidad de SanCarbs de Guatemala and is affiliated with Medical City Denton and Medical City Lewisville. Dr. Makkena, completed a residency at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Makkena an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Makkena works at Texas Cardiovascular Specialists - Denton in Denton, TX with other offices in Lewisville, TX and Gainesville, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Atherosclerosis, Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Makkena's Office Locations

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    Texas Cardiovascular Specialists - Denton
    3537 S Interstate 35 E Ste 305, Denton, TX 76210 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Texas Cardiovascular Specialists
    500 W Main St Ste 210, Lewisville, TX 75057 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Texas Cardiovascular Specialists - Gainesville
    1625 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Atherosclerosis
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Pulmonary Hypertension
Systolic Heart Failure
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Syncope
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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Unstable Angina
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Endocarditis
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Benign Heart Tumors
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiovascular Disease
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Infective Endocarditis
Long QT Syndrome
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Prinzmetal Angina
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Second Degree Heart Block
Subacute Endocarditis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardioversion, Elective
Impella Device
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Paracentesis
Pericardiocentesis
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Ambetter
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Cigna
    • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    • First Health
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
    • Meritain Health
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Self Pay
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.9
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    Based on 106 ratings
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    About Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

    Specialties*
    • Interventional Cardiology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1407042757
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Saint Raphael Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad de SanCarbs de Guatemala
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Medical City Denton
    • Medical City Lewisville

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Babu Makkena, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Makkena is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Makkena has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Makkena has seen patients for Atherosclerosis, Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Makkena on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    106 patients have reviewed Dr. Makkena. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Makkena.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Makkena, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Makkena appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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