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Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Interventional Cardiology* Age 49
Dr. Babu Makkena, MD
4.9 (106 Ratings)

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Dr. Babu Makkena, MD is an Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Denton, TX.
Dr. Babu Makkena, MD
4.9 (106 Ratings)
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Dr. Babu Makkena, MD

Interventional Cardiology* Age 49
Denton, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Dr. Babu Makkena, MD is an Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Denton, TX.

About

Dr. Babu Makkena, MD is an Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Denton, TX. They graduated from Universidad de SanCarbs de Guatemala and completed a residency at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. They currently practice at Texas Cardiovascular Specialists - Denton and are affiliated with Medical City Denton and Medical City Lewisville. Dr. Makkena has experience treating conditions like Atherosclerosis, Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Makkena received an average rating of 4.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 106 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Makkena is board certified in Cardiology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Atherosclerosis
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
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

Insurance Accepted

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    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Cigna HMO
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Choice
  • Medicaid
  • Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Choice
    United Healthcare

Locations

  1. 1 Texas Cardiovascular Specialists - Denton
    3537 S Interstate 35 E Ste 305, Denton, TX 76210
  2. 2 Texas Cardiovascular Specialists
    500 W Main St Ste 210, Lewisville, TX 75057
  3. 3 Texas Cardiovascular Specialists - Gainesville
    1625 N Grand Ave, Gainesville, TX 76240

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Makkena
4.9
Based on 106 Reviews
5 Stars (102)
4 Stars (3)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (1)

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Patient Reviews
Jul 28, 2020
Always a pleasure to have an appointment with Dr. Makenna. An awesome cardiologist with a great patient rapport. A very good listener! The entire staff makes you feel like the most important patient there. Thank you, Dr. Makenna and staff!
— Jul 28, 2020
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Specialties*
Interventional Cardiology
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Universidad de SanCarbs de Guatemala
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Saint Raphael Hospital
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Babu Makkena, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Makkena's profile.

Dr. Makkena frequently treats the following conditions: Atherosclerosis, Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction). See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Babu Makkena, MD is affiliated with Medical City Denton and Medical City Lewisville.

Yes, Dr. Babu Makkena, MD holds board certification in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medical City Denton

    3535 S Interstate 35 E, Denton, TX

  • Medical City Lewisville

    500 W Main St, Lewisville, TX