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Miguel Quiñones, MD, MACC, FASE

Preventive Cardiology, Cardiology, Cardiac Imaging

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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Miguel Quiñones, MD, MACC, FASE

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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About Me

Miguel A. Quiñones, MD, MACC, FASE is the Winters Family Distinguished Centennial Chair in Cardiovascular Education. Dr. Quiñones has been one of the pioneers in the field of echocardiography over the past 40 years. He has received significant worldwide recognition for his groundbreaking contributions in echocardiography, both as a teacher and as an investigator in developing noninvasive, echocardiographic methods to measure left ventricular volumes and ejection fraction, cardiac output and regurgitant volumes in mitral and aortic insufficiency.

From 1977 to 2005, Dr. Quiñones rose through the faculty ranks at Baylor College of Medicine and The Methodist Hospital, leading the development of Methodist’s world-class echocardiography laboratory. In 2005, Dr. Quiñones joined the Methodist Hospital Physician Organization in affiliation with Weill Cornell Medicine at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital and established the new Department of Cardiology, becoming the first Chair. Under his leadership, the department grew to an impressive roster of world-class faculty, engaged in ground-breaking research. He served as Chair until 2016, when he stepped into a new role as Editor-in-Chief of the Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal.

Dr. Quiñones has authored or co-authored over 250 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has contributed to writing groups that provide guidelines for the practice of cardiology, including chairing the writing group for the American College of Cardiology (ACC) & American Heart Association Document that established criteria for Clinical Competence in Echocardiography. Dr. Quiñones has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), the ACC, and the Executive Board of the Interamerican Society of Cardiology. In 2012, the ACC awarded Dr. Quiñones its highest distinction of Master of the American College of Cardiology (MACC), and ASE honored him with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Clinical Interests

Atherosclerosis/Lipoprotein
Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypotension
Ischemic Heart Disease
Lipid Disorders

Accepted Insurance Plans

90 Degree/Entrust
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna Common Spirit Health KelseyCare
Aetna Common Spirit Minimum Value Plan
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Signature Administrators TX Annual Conf of UMC
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Transplant
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna Allegiance OAP
Cigna Allegiance PPO
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage PPO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Cigna SureFit
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
DEVOTED HEALTH CORE GREATER HOUSTON HMO
DEVOTED HEALTH PRIME GREATER HOUSTON HMO
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus/Choice
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Military TRICARE-East Region
Humana Natl POS Open Access
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
Imagine Health
Imagine Health GPA
Imagine Health Trustmark
Imagine Health/SISCO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Medica-UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
Medicare
Medicare Railroad
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
Oscar Easy Care Medicare Advantage
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
Provider Select PPO
TRS-ActiveCare 2 Group 385002
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-South Texas Region Group 295430
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-West Texas Region Group 295781
TRS-ActiveCare HD Group 385000
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Group 385003
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Plus Group 385001
TRS-Care Medicare Advantage
TRS-Care Standard ALT A I Group 485002
TRS-Care Standard ALT A II Group 485003
TRS-Care Standard ALT B I Group 485005
TRS-Care Standard ALT B II Group 485006
TRS-Care Standard CMED Group 485001
TRS-Care Standard Group 485000
TexanPlus/Wellcare Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Dual Complete MCR
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West
WellMed AARP Medicare Advantage Plan
WellMed AARP Medicare Complete
WellMed United Healthcare Dual Complete

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

Credentials

FELLOWSHIP
Baylor College of Medicine Houston Texas
BOARD CERTIFICATION
Cardiovascular Disease
INTERNSHIP
Columbia Univ. College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY, Harlem Hospital New York New York
RESIDENCY
Columbia Univ. College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY,Harlem Hospital New York New York
MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine-San Juan, Puerto Rico | 1968
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
Office Locations
Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Ste 1901
Houston, TX 77030
Comprehensive Care Center
8520 W. Broadway St.
Ste 230
Pearland, TX 77584