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Dr. Bruce Lachterman, MD

Cardiology*
3.8 (20)
Map Pin Small The Woodlands, TX
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Bruce Lachterman, MD

Dr. Bruce Lachterman, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in The Woodlands, TX. They specialize in Cardiology, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiology. They graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine and is affiliated with Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital, St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Hospital, HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest, St. Luke's Health-Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center and St. Luke's Health-Lakeside Hospital. Dr. Lachterman, completed a residency at University Calif Irvine. Patients rated Dr. Lachterman an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Lachterman works at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group in The Woodlands, TX with other offices in Spring, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Heart Disease, Hypertensive Heart without Failure and Hypertensive Heart with Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lachterman's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group
    17350 St Lukes Way Ste 400, The Woodlands, TX 77384 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (936) 204-8440
  2. 2
    Woodlands North Houston Heart Center
    2255 E Mossy Oaks Rd Ste 620, Spring, TX 77389 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (936) 204-8440

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Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Chest Pain
Hyperlipidemia
Lipid Disorders
Systolic Heart Failure
Typical Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Mitral Valve Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
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 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Ankle Disorders
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Carotid Artery Disease
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Block
Heart Murmur
Hyperkalemia
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prinzmetal Angina
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Septal Defect
Sinus Tachycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Unstable Angina
Venous Compression
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Arrhythmia Screening
Atherectomy
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pulmonary Thrombectomy
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.8
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    Based on 20 ratings
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    5 Star
    (13)
    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (4)
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1215938899
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Tex
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Calif Irvine
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Calif Irvine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Autonomous University of Guadalajara School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Houston Methodist the Woodlands Hospital
    • St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Hospital
    • HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest
    • St. Luke's Health-Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
    • St. Luke's Health-Lakeside Hospital

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

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    Dr. Lachterman has seen patients for Hypertensive Heart Disease, Hypertensive Heart without Failure and Hypertensive Heart with Failure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lachterman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Lachterman. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lachterman.

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