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Nicholas Onaca, MD
Transplant Surgery
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Nicholas Onaca, MD, is an abdominal transplant surgeon and surgical director of kidney transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Onaca received his medical training in Romania, his surgical training in Israel and a transplant fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota followed by a solid organ and islet cell transplant fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Since Dr. Onaca joined the transplant team he has published nearly 100 articles including one that directly impacted protocols and the way liver cancer patients are evaluated and considered for liver transplantation. Expanded criteria for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: A report from the International Registry of Hepatic Tumors in Liver Transplantation Liver Transpl 13:391 - 399, 2007 has been cited nearly 200 times since its publication in 2007. Dr. Onaca joined the transplant team at Baylor in 2006 and specializes in pancreas, kidney, liver and islet cell transplantation. He speaks 6 languages. In his free time, Dr. Onaca enjoys trail and mountain running and ballroom dancing. See Dr. Onaca's Publications here.

Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics

LanguagesHebrew, Spanish, English
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS | Open Choice PPO
Beech Street of Texas
Beech Street of Texas PPO PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Federal Select PPO | HMO Blue Essentials HMO | Medicare Advantage Oncor/Energy Future Holdings Retirees PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO
First Health
First Health PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare (formerly One Health Plan)
Great West POS POS | Great West PPO PPO | Open Access PPO-Open Access PPO-OA
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care (incl NTHN)
HealthSmart PPO PPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO EPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO GEPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Concentric Network SmartNet PPO | Humana Medicare Advantage PPO/HMO | Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
Oscar Health Ins Co of Texas EPO
Private Health Care System
Private Health Care System PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - EQA & SEQA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 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)
TriWest
VA-PCCC
United HealthCare
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 10, 2018, Nicholas Onaca, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Rotating, University Hospital of Bucharest: Romania
  • Residency: General Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center: Israel
  • Fellowship: Transplant Surgery, Mayo Clinic: MN
  • Fellowship: Transplant Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Fellowship: Islet Cell Transplantation, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Medical School: Institute of Medicine & Pharmacy
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth
  • Baylor University Medical Center
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