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Rupesh Vakil, MD

Rupesh Vakil, MD

Pulmonologist (Lung Doctor)
Rupesh Vakil, MD

Rupesh Vakil, MD

Pulmonologist (Lung Doctor)

Personal Statement

A graduate of The University of Texas in Austin, Dr. Vakil earned his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. He then completed his residency training in internal medicine followed by his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey.

Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, Dr. Vakil has been in practice since 2001. He specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine and his clinical interests focus on pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease and the diagnosis and treatment of lung related conditions.

He belongs to professional organizations such as the American Thoracic Society Member and American College of Chest Physician.

Dr. Vakil’s practice philosophy embraces compassionate, comprehensive and responsive specialty care to his patients who are 18 years and older. He provides individual treatment plans and the highest level of care to each patient. He is fluent in both Hindi and Gujarati.

Dr. Vakil lives in Houston with his wife and twins and enjoys sports, travel and music.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • AARP - Medicare Advantage POS
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (HMO)
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna - Workers' Compensation Access
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Traditional Indemnity
  • BC/BS Medicare
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Community Health Choice
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - HMO
  • Humana - Medicare Replacement PPO
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Traditional Medicaid
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - POS
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Select POS

Medical School

Ross University School of Medicine (2005)

Residency

UMDNJ-Newark

Fellowship

UMDNJ-Newark

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society

Available Appointments

1631 North Loop West Suite #450 Houston, TX 77008 (713) 893-5660

NOTICE: If you think you may have COVID-19 and are experiencing any symptoms, please call your healthcare provider prior to your appointment.
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Please call (713) 893-5660