For Patients

The Texas Heart Medical Group physicians specialize in all areas of cardiac care and peripheral vascular disease. Our doctors are board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases and hold faculty appointments at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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For Professionals

Texas Heart Institute’s (THI) commitment to education sets it apart from other major cardiovascular centers. The Institute’s educational activities include postdoctoral and allied training programs, seminars, symposia, grand rounds, scientific publications and public education outreach. Visitors will find the Wallace D. Wilson Museum with educational displays, historic items covering scientific breakthroughs in treating heart disease, and the Celebration of Hearts art collection.

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Our practice includes physicians specializing in all areas of cardiac care and peripheral vascular disease. Our doctors are board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases and hold faculty appointments at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

As a natural progression of Texas Heart Institute’s mission and our commitment to excellence in cardiac care, we research, teach, and treat—all in one place.

Our Mission

Deliver the future of cardiovascular health through exceptional patient care, discovery, and a commitment to learning.

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Education

Texas Heart Institute’s (THI) commitment to education sets it apart from other major cardiovascular centers. The Institute’s educational activities include postdoctoral and allied training programs, seminars, symposia, grand rounds, scientific publications and public education outreach. Visitors will find the Wallace D. Wilson Museum with educational displays, historic items covering scientific breakthroughs in treating heart disease, and the Celebration of Hearts art collection.

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Research

Texas Heart Institute researchers conduct clinical trials to test the safety and efficacy of new devices, techniques and therapies for patients suffering from cardiovascular issues. Translational research across the Institute integrates discovery science, personalized medicine, patient-, and population-based research into a multidisciplinary framework to improve health in five areas: artificial heart and assist devices; regenerative medicine and gene therapy; drug discovery and development; electrophysiology; and cell therapy and clinical trials.

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The Heart Beat: Liquid Wires to Facilitate Lifesaving Treatments

As part of The Heart Beat series of interviews with Dr. Mehdi Razavi and his team, recent graduate of the Rice...

Texas Heart Institute to Participate in Baker Institute Event Examining Regenerative Medicine and Communications

Stem cell research, misinformation to be examined at Baker Institute event HOUSTON – (Aug. 29, 2022) – On Sept. 9th,...

Texas Heart Institute Announces Casey Kappenman as the New Administrative Director of the Center for Clinical Research

Houston —(August 29, 2022) — The Texas Heart Institute (THI) is proud to announce the promotion of Casey Kappenman, MS,...

THI Honored by Rotary Club with 2022 Healthcare Heroes Recognition Award

The Harris County Medical Center Rotary Club honored the Texas Heart Institute (THI) and several other Texas Medical Center (TMC) organizations with...

New Method of Mapping Electrical Signals in the Heart Could Improve Arrhythmia Treatment

Collaborating research teams at Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Rice University have developed a new computer mapping algorithm that could...

Heart Attack Detection: Can a Smart Watch Save Your Life?

Wearable technologies for detecting heart attacks could be a game changer if research validates the concept. Texas Heart Institute research...

WomenHeart Houston Support Group

Covid-19 and “Broken Heart Syndrome”: When Pathways Collide

When considering the effects of COVID-19, we’re likely to think of lung-related issues, like shortness of breath, fatigue, and the...

THI Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Texas Heart Institute by Dr. Denton A. Cooley. In...

The Institute

The Texas Heart Institute will forge a better future for those with cardiovascular disease through an unwavering commitment to global leadership in patient care, pioneering innovation, and unparalleled training. Our mission is to deliver the future of cardiovascular health through exceptional patient care, discovery, and a commitment to learning.

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