Sapna Legha, MD, FACC


Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Associates

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Sapna Legha, MD, FACC

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Associates

About Me

"I strive to provide exceptional comprehensive care based on the principles of compassion, empathy and integrity for patients with advanced heart failure who are seeking personalized treatments, including specialized options such as LVAD devices and cardiac transplant.”

Sapna Legha, MD, FACC, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiologist who specializes in advanced heart failure and cardiac transplant treatment options at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital. She has trained at some of the nation’s premier medical institutions.


Legha earned her medical degree from Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in Punjab, India and completed an internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. She also completed an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Legha is board-certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and certified by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology and the National Board of Echocardiography.  


She has extensive training in advanced heart failure, cardiovascular disease, cardiac amyloidosis, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplant.  


“I believe my greatest strength is my ability to offer advanced cardiac expertise while also displaying genuine empathy for my patients and their families,” said Legha.


Legha is fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi.


Clinical Interests

  • Advanced heart failure
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac amyloidosis
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Echocardiography
  • LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Devices)
  • MCS (Mechanical Circulatory Support)
  • Valvular heart disease

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
Entrust/90 Degree EDI Payer ID# 36878
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
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 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
ProCare Medicare Advantage
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
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
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.


American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease | American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate | Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Diplomate | National Board of Echocardiography
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology | UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX | 2022
Cardiology | Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA | 2015
Internal Medicine | Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA | 2012
Doctor of Medicine | Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Punjab, India | 2005
Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Punjab, India | 2001
Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Punjab, India | 2001
  • Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center


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

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What insurance does Dr. Sapna Legha accept?
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  • Where is Dr. Sapna Legha located?
    Dr. Sapna Legha sees patients at the following locations:
    • Medical Office Building 2, 17189 I-45 South, Ste 475, The Woodlands, TX 77385
  • What languages do Dr. Sapna Legha and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Sapna Legha and/or office staff speak English, Hindi and Punjabi