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Tung Cai, MD

Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Accepts New Patients
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About
Dr. Cai is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and specializes in adult cardiothoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include off-pump coronary revascularization, minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery, heart valve surgery, and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation and lung cancer. In 2011, Dr. Cai performed the first robotic cardiac surgery in Denton. In addition, he has performed over 2000 off-pump coronary artery revascularizations and has been included in MAQUET Medical System's Beating Heart Hall of Fame for his outstanding leadership in the field of cardiac surgery. Dr. Cai currently serves as medical director of Cardiac Surgery at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton. He also maintains hospital privileges at BSW The Heart Hospital - Plano, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Grapevine, and Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Grapevine
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
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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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 - 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 Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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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 - Large Group
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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 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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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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: Albany Medical College, Ny (1992)
  • Education: Albany Medical College (1992)
  • Residency: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Ctr (1999)
  • Residency: General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Ctr (1997)
  • Internship: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Ctr (1998)
Certifications
  • Thoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery/Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery - American Board of Surgery/General Surgery
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 May 11, 2020, Tung Cai, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(53)
Overall: 4.8*
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May 8, 2020
I was amazed! Better than I ever expected.
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Mar 23, 2020
excellent
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Mar 17, 2020
Dr. Cai is very friendly and apparently very knowledgeable of heart issues
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Mar 13, 2020
excellent in every way
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Mar 9, 2020
Kind and took time to listen and answer all our questions.
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Mar 8, 2020
excellent experience
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Feb 20, 2020
care thoughtfulness sincere
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Feb 12, 2020
positive and upbeat. made me feel confident
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Feb 3, 2020
Very good.
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Jan 27, 2020
very well versed on care to be given.
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Jan 23, 2020
Excellent listening skills, highly professional and skilled
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Jan 11, 2020
Dr Cai always had my best interest in mind. He was ready to do what ever needed to be done to help me. Took his time to explain an was patient and kind. I have the upmost respect for him and his work, I was proud to be his patient.
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Dec 31, 2019
very nice, kind and knowledgeable
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Dec 20, 2019
I have 100% trust in Dr. Cai and his team. He saved my life. I am eternally grateful.
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Dec 16, 2019
outstanding
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