Dr. Carlos Orrego

Cardiology
Pearland, TX
28 years experience male

Locations

Texas Cardiology & Wellness Center

Pearland, TX

Address

2311 Megellan point ln, Pearland, TX
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(832)2883328

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Medicare

About

Bio

Cardiovascular diseases, Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Invasive and Non Invasive Cardiology, Cardiac CT, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography and vascular US, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Exercise prescription, Internal Medicine. Cardiovascular risk factors evaluation and treatment. My hobbies are soccer, tennis, traveling and photography.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cardiology

Internal Medicine

Sports Medicine

Doctor Q&A

130 Answers
195 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Orrego
28 years experience Cardiology
Based on clinical tr: Based on clinical trials . There are some medications that work better in different races and populations. We try to use that information to guide our ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Orrego
28 years experience Cardiology
Pacemaker: It is important to know type of pacemaker. Do you have fever? You should go and visit the cardiologist who put the pacemaker to make sure that it is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Orrego
28 years experience Cardiology
Normal response : Are you taking about stress test? Sometimes, you might develop 'skip beats' which could be normal if your heart is normal.
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Aug 2, 2014
Great answers. Thank you!!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Orrego is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Orrego is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My doctors believe I have IST. Thank you for answering about the BP!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm still confused if it's my thyroid causing weight loss
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Oh. Okay. Thank you so much.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Institute of Health Sciences
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

St. John's Episcopal Hospital/ SUNY Downstate

Residency

Universidad de Antioquia

Awards

2011 AHA Minority Travel award
2012 AHA Minority Travel Award/ Council on Clinical Cardiology
Assistant professor of medicine, Weill Cornell Medical college

Affiliations

St Joseph Medical Center
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