Dr. John Paul Kupferschmid MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. John Kupferschmid is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in San Antonio, Texas and is affiliated with Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Kupferschmid accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Methodist Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Pediatric Cardiac

Clinical Interests: Patent Ductus Arteriosus, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Postoperative Complications, Retrospective Studies, Thoracic Aorta, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiovascular System

Hospital Affiliation

Methodist Hospital

Northeast Baptist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1985–1987

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1985

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1989

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1989–1990

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1990–1993

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Blunt avulsion of the right inferior pulmonary vein.
Fang, R., Miller, O.L., Cai, T., Kupferschmid, J.P., Stewart, R.M.

Tetralogy of Fallot with right aortic arch and isolation of the left innominate artery from a left-sided patent ductus arteriosus.
Mart, C. R., Zachary, C. H., Kupferschmid, J. P., Weber, H. S.

Transcarotid balloon valvuloplasty with continuous transesophageal echocardiographic guidance for neonatal critical aortic valve stenosis: an alternative to surgical palliation.
Weber, H. S., Mart, C. R., Kupferschmid, J., Myers, J. L., Cyran, S. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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