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Meet the Heart Doctor: Cardiology

Guilherme V. Silva, MD
Assistant Medical Director, Stem Cell Center Texas Heart Institute;
Director, Structural Heart Disease Program
Texas Heart Institute;
6624 Fannin, Suite 2220 
Houston, TX 77030
713-791-9400; FAX 713-795-5651

Guilherme V. Silva, MD

Hospital affiliation:
St. Luke's Health System

Spanish, Portuguese

Medical school:
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Specialty training:
The University of Texas Medical School; Texas Heart Institute; Baylor College of Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology)

Specialty interests:
Cardiology and interventional cardiology; coronary and peripheral angioplasty, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology; stem cell therapy; stents; PFO closure; TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation)

Philosophy and Interests Statement:
I am committed to excellent compassionate care of patients with cardiovascular disease. My interests range from prevention to taking care of the sickest of cardiology patients.

See also on this site: Professional Staff Directory

Updated December 2013
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