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Philip Chou, MD, MS

Cardiac Surgery

Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates

Accepting New Patients

Philip Chou, MD, MS

Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates

About Me

“I take great pride in treating patients while they are most in need. Seeing them recover from their illness brings me the most joy. I have extensive and advanced training in many areas of cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation, and am committed to providing the highest quality of care to my patients.”

Clinical Interests

Aortic aneurysm
Aortic valve surgery
Coronary artery disease
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Heart transplant
Lung transplant
Mechanical circulatory support/ventricular assist device (VAD)
Mitral valve surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

90 Degree/Entrust
Aetna CommonSpirit Health KelseyCare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
DEVOTED HEALTH CORE GREATER HOUSTON HMO
DEVOTED HEALTH PRIME GREATER HOUSTON HMO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Imagine Health
Imagine Health GPA
Imagine Health Trustmark
Imagine Health/SISCO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Kelsey Seybold Affiliate Network
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
Three Rivers Provider Network
USA Managed Care PPO

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

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery | American Board of Thoracic Surgery
General Surgery | American Board of Surgery
CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP
Thoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
FELLOWSHIP
Cardiovascular Surgery | Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
RESIDENCY
General Surgery | Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
MASTER OF SCIENCE
Biological Sciences | Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
Biochemistry | University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Chinese - Mandarin
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.