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Detlef Wencker, MD
Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology
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Dr. Wencker specializes in the treatment of patients with advanced heart failure. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, and Cardiovascular Disease. His clinical interests include ventricular assist devices and cardiac transplant. Prior to joining Baylor Scott & White Advanced Heart Failure Clinic, Dr. Wencker was on the medical staff at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore where he served as section chief for the Advanced Heart Failure Program overseeing mechanical circulatory support device, heart transplant and pulmonary hypertension. He was also an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland. Dr. Wencker is currently on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital.

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesGerman, English
Insurance Accepted
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Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS POS | Open Choice PPO PPO
BCBS
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Blue Essentials HMO HMO | Federal Select PPO PPO | MA Oncor/NRG Futr Hold Retire PPO PPO
Beech Street of Texas
PPO PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Tx Inc
Open Access Plus PPO PPO | PPO PPO
First Health
PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare
Open Access PPO PPO-OA | POS POS | PPO PPO
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care
EPO EPO | GEPO GEPO | PPO PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
Concentric SMT Net PPO PPO | MA PPO/HMO PPO/HMO | PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO PPO
Medicaid
Traditional
Medicare
Traditional
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
EPO EPO
PHCS
PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | BSW Preferred EPO Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network - Group | EPO Network - Individual/Family | HMO Network - Group | HMO Network - Individual/Family | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network - Group | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network | Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
SWHP
UHC
Industry Relationships

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Background
Education
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Cornell University New York Weill Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • Fellowship: Heart Failure and Transplant, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • Medical School: Westphalen Wilhelms Univeristy Medical School, Munster, Germany
Certifications
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Baylor Heart & Vascular Centers, LLP
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