Rafael A. Lugo, MD, FACS

General Surgery

Accepting New Patients

Rafael A. Lugo, MD, FACS

About Me

Clinical Interests

Breast surgery
Antireflux surgery and treatment options
Colon Surgery
Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
Hernia surgery
gallbladder surgery
Port placements
Colonoscopy and Upper endoscopies
Robotic surgery of diferent types
Skin lesion or cancer surgery

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage
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 including CoreSource
Aetna TRS ActiveCare
Aetna Workers' Comp
Allied Benefits
BEST DOCTORS
Beech Street PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage HMO Plus
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best 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 Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Temp PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas PAR PLAN
CIGNA CONNECT: RENAISSANCE
CPO
Chronic Complete and Care Improvement Plus
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna Connect
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Coventry / First Health Workers' Comp
Coventry Advantra Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Dual Complete
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
First Health-POS
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana National POS Open Access (Affordable Care Act/MarketPlace plan)
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TriCare
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare Assignment
Medicare Complete
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Solutions
Medicus International
Molina CHIP / CHIP Perinate
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
PHCS/ MultiPlan
PPO & Private Fee For Service
PPO Next-PPO
SmartCare PNM Resources
SmartCare Walmart
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Complete
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United HealthCare Community Plan
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
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 Medicare Advantage plans including AARP
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

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

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Surgery - General Surgery | 2000
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Medical Doctor | Ponce School of Medicine - Ponce, Puerto Rico | 1993
INTERNSHIP
Surgery | Alton Ochsner Hospital - New Orleans, LA | 1994
RESIDENCY
Surgery | Alton Ochsner Hospital - New Orleans, LA | 1998
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital
  • Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist Cancer Center

Languages

  • Spanish
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
Office Locations
Medical Office Building 2
17189 Interstate 45 South
Ste 275
The Woodlands, TX 77385
150 Pine Forest Dr
Ste 404
Shenandoah, TX 77384
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