Dr. Lisa Weiss Forbess MD Cardiologist

Dr. Lisa Forbess is a cardiologist in Dallas, Texas. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Medical Center of Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Forbess accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 8 doctors at Children's Medical Center of Dallas and one of 72 at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Echocardiography, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Medical Center of Dallas

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1994 - 1996

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1996 - 1997

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1997 - 1999

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Relation of troponin elevation to outcome in patients with infective endocarditis.
Purcell, J.B., Patel, M., Khera, A., de Lemos, J.A., Forbess, L.W., Baker, S., Cabell, C.H., Peterson, G.E.

Partially anomalous pulmonary venous connection: demonstration of dual drainage allowing nonsurgical correction.
Forbess, L. W., O'Laughlin, M. P., Harrison, J. K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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