Lisa Kopas, MD

Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine

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About Me

Lisa M. Kopas is from San Antonio, Texas, where she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at San Antonio. While raising a family, she attended Baylor College of Medicine graduating in 2003. She remained at Baylor for Internal Medicine Residency finishing in 2006. Dr. Kopas continued her training at Baylor with a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine. During fellowship she completed research in the area of pulmonary hypertension. In recognition of her achievements, she was chosen to be the chief-fellow of the section.
Dr. Kopas considers the PCCS physicians to be her primary mentors. After working with them as a resident and then a fellow, she was invited to join the practice in July of 2009. Dr. Kopas holds board certification in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. Her areas of interest include critical care (intensive care) medicine, asthma, COPD, pleural diseases, lung cancer and ultrasonography. In addition, Dr. Kopas performs specialized/advanced bronchoscopy procedures such as endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy and bronchial thermoplasty as well as thoracentesis.

Clinical Interests

Asthma
Bronchoscopy
Endoscopic Ultrasound
Lung Biopsy/Surgery
Hyperbaric Medicine
Lung Volume Reduction
Sarcoidosis
Smoking Cessation
Thoracentesis
Ultrasound
Zephyr Endobronchial Valve System

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Beech Street PPO
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Saver PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Temp PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Cardiovascular Care Providers
Cigna Great West
Cigna Lifesource
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Fort Bend ISD-Emp Dir PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Guardian Life PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
Harbor Preferred PPO
Harris County Hosp Dist-Emp Spec
HealthSmart PPO
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana National Transplant
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Medicare
Medicus International
Miami Med Ctr-Intl
MultiPlan PPO
Mutual of Omaha PPO
National Football League PPO
National Hlthcr Sol-Intl
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
PHCS PPO
PacifiCare PPO
ProAmerica Managed Care PPO
Providers Network of Amer PPO
Quality Hlth Mgmt-Intl
Self Pay-Intl
Texas Kids First Student Accident Plan
Tokio Marine-Intl
Travel Services-Intl
UN Guatemala-Intl
USC Health Services-Transplt
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
WorldwideHC/Poly-Intl PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Pulmonary Disease | American Board of Internal Medicine | 2009
Critical Care Medicine | American Board of Internal Medicine | 2010
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 2003
INTERNSHIP
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 2004
RESIDENCY
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 2006
FELLOWSHIP
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 2009
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.