Neal S. Kleiman, MD, FACC, MSCAI

Structural Heart Disease Cardiology, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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Neal S. Kleiman, MD, FACC, MSCAI

Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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About Me

Dr. Neal S. Kleiman is the Chief of the Section of Interventional Cardiology and the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization laboratories at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX.  He is a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and holds the Endowed Chair of the Loretta and Carl Davis Centennial Chair of Interventional Cardiology. He received his medical degree from Columbia University and completed post-doctoral training in Cardiology and Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical expertise includes coronary angioplasty and stent placements, paravalvular leak repair, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), and Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (MitraClip).  Dr. Kleiman has been the principal investigator and/or collaborating investigator in more than 100 studies and multi-center trials related to arterial thrombosis, the formation of blood clots in the arteries, clotting and angioplasty, which have altered the management of patients with chest pain undergoing catheterization.

Dr. Kleiman has published over 450 manuscripts, book chapters and abstracts. His work has appeared in such publications as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Circulation, The American College of Cardiology and The European Heart Journal. He is on the editorial board of The Journal of Interventional Cardiology, Circulation, The American Heart Journal and The Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations including The American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology and Council on Thrombosis, and he is a fellow of The American College of Cardiology and Master of the Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions.

Clinical Interests

  • Aneurysms
  • Angiograms
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Atherosclerosis/Lipoprotein
  • Transradial Catheterization

Accepted Insurance Plans

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
Amerigroup STAR+PLUS Medicare-Medicaid Plan
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage HMO-D-SNP
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-Silver & Gold
Community Health Choice Medicare Advantage HMO DSNP
Coventry PPO
DEVOTED HEALTH CORE GREATER HOUSTON HMO
DEVOTED HEALTH PRIME GREATER HOUSTON HMO
Entrust/90 Degree EDI Payer ID# 36878
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
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Medica-UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
Medicare
Medicare Railroad
Molina Dual Options StarPlus MMP
Molina Marketplace Exchange
Molina Medicare Complete Care HMO SNP
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

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional Cardiology
RESIDENCY
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston | 1984
FELLOWSHIP
Cardiovascular Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston | 1987
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons | 1981
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Languages

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

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    • Smith Tower, 6550 Fannin St., Ste 1901, Houston, TX 77030
  • What languages do Dr. Neal S. Kleiman and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Neal S. Kleiman and/or office staff speak English and French