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Steven Kindsvater, MD

Interventional Cardiology
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Steven Kindsvater, MD is a board-certified cardiovascular specialist skilled in the full range of heart and vascular care including cardiovascular disease prevention and advanced imaging. His expertise lies in the areas of coronary, carotid and peripheral vascular intervention, electrophysiology, and congestive heart failure. Dr. Kindsvater has a special interest in heart rhythm management and pacemaker and defibrillator implantation, as well as advanced heart failure therapies to include cardiac resynchronization therapy and the newest heart failure medical and device treatments. He is actively involved in cardiovascular research around congestive heart failure, electrophysiology devices and preventative cardiovascular therapies.

Dr. Kindsvater was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Force prior to attending medical school at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He subsequently completed his internship and residency in internal medicine from Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Kindsvater also completed two fellowships, one in cardiology at Brooke Army Medical Center and one in interventional cardiology at Duke University Medical Center. In 2004, Dr. Kindsvater was assigned as the Chief of Cardiovascular Services at Keesler Medical in Biloxi, Mississippi. After Hurricane Katrina destroyed the hospital in 2005, he played a key role in rebuilding the hospital amidst discussions of permanent closure. During his tenure from 2004 to 2015, Dr. Kindsvater led the busiest heart and vascular center in the U.S. Military.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Kindsvater is an active faculty member of the General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Electrophysiology fellowship programs at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital where he also serves as vice chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Washington University School Of Medicine: Mo (1996)
  • Education: Washington University School of Medicine (1996)
  • Internship: Categorical Internal Medicine, Wilford Hall Medical Center (1997)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Wilford Hall Medical Center (1999)
  • Fellowship: General Cardiology, Brooke Army Medical Center (2002)
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, Duke University School of Medicine (2004)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
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 25, 2020, Steven Kindsvater, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(108)
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Dec 24, 2020
Very polite and knowledgeable
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Dec 17, 2020
Always feel that I have the best provider with the best staff.
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Dec 17, 2020
GREAT
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Dec 11, 2020
very good
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Dec 6, 2020
very professional
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Nov 26, 2020
He seems extremely competent, and I feel my care is excellent. I would like a bit more explanation re: some aspects of my newly diagnosed condition and treatment plan. He seems to think I should be satisfied with perfunctory answers.
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Nov 24, 2020
He seems committed to getting me well.
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Nov 24, 2020
Goes over test results to make certain I understood the results. answered all my questions and provided a good examination of my heart.
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Nov 19, 2020
He was good, but in a hurry.
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Nov 18, 2020
Dr. Kindsvater was very professional. I did not feel rushed in the appointment. He inquired several times if there was anything else I needed to add. The staff members were also extremely polite and very attentive. I appreciate this type of service these days.
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Nov 18, 2020
I have never had a physician spend as much time and know so much about my history as they did. They listened to my concerns and answered all of my questions. I'm very happy with the care I received.
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Nov 4, 2020
Dr Kindsvater was courteous and professional. He took the time to answer and explain my concerns.
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Nov 1, 2020
very good and thorough
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Oct 19, 2020
friendly, professional, courteous, caring.
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Oct 9, 2020
excellent
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Oct 8, 2020
Very satisfied
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Oct 5, 2020
concerned about me and my health.
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Sep 28, 2020
Professional and showed empathy and concern.
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Sep 26, 2020
He is interested in my well-being
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Sep 24, 2020
He took time and explained any questions that I had.
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Sep 21, 2020
DR Kindsvater ALWAYS takes the time to explain what he has seen and what the next steps will be. Very through !!
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Sep 19, 2020
GREAT experience as always!
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Sep 18, 2020
so far, so good.
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Sep 17, 2020
Dr Kindsvater patiently waited and also explained the what and why's of my treatment and it's benefits to my health. He even say down which makes me feel less hurried and relaxed.
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Sep 17, 2020
Dr Steven Kindsvater saw my Dad in centennial medical center, he was the only Doctor that gave me HOPE in that particular situation, I was very worried to not able to see my Dad one more time and continue to spend quality life with him. I have peace of mind after talking with him . My Dad in particular is very please and very thankful he was there for him. He is also seeing me now for a procedure he is a very professional skilled and caring Doctor.
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Sep 2, 2020
could have any better
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Aug 22, 2020
Dr Kindvaster is the best.
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Aug 13, 2020
first time visiting was very impressed.
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Aug 7, 2020
always very accommodating
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Aug 4, 2020
Dr Kindsvater is an excellent Doctor my wife and I are very happy with him.
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Jul 22, 2020
He seems to try to think out of the box...
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