• THE NEXT FIRST in Cardiovascular Discovery will happen here.

    Some of the greatest inventions in the history of mankind have been made right here at Texas Heart Institute. Learn more about our history of firsts.

  • Clinical Trials at Texas Heart Institute

    Our physicians and researchers are dedicated to improving patient care for those suffering from heart disease, and the clinical trials underway at THI are vital to advancing the development of new medicines and therapies. View our current clinical trials.

  • Chronic Venous Disease: Beyond Blood Thinners & Stockings

    Symptoms of venous disease increase with age and women are more prone to venous disease than men. Dr. Stephanie Coulter’s dedicates her latest issue of Straight Talk to this important topic. Chronic Venous Disease: Beyond Blood Thinners & Stockings.  |  En español

  • Texas Heart Institute Helps Make A Young Woman’s Dream Come True

    Texas Heart Institute partnered with Make a Wish Foundation of New Jersey to help make a young woman’s wish come true. Watch this inspiring video to learn more about Micaela’s visit with some of the world’s best in cardiothoracic science!

  • In the News...

    Uncovering new ways to regenerate heart tissue after injury

    Dr. James Martin and researchers in the Cardiomyocyte Renewal Laboratory are a step closer to possibly restoring the regenerative properties of certain heart cells that are lost soon after a person is born. This exciting new study adds to the growing body of evidence that is challenging the widely accepted belief  that cardiomyocytes have poor renewal capacity. Learn More

    Dividing adult cardiomyocytes (red). DNA (nuclei) are in blue, the cell division marker Aurora B is in green and cell membranes are in white.
  • Upcoming Events

    Texas Heart Institute CME Symposia

    Our Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) has been recognized as an accredited provider for over 35 years, and was recently awarded Accreditation with Commendation. We provide several comprehensive and innovative CME activities throughout the year, including conferences and symposia. Register for one of our upcoming offerings.

  • In the News...

    Mediterranean diet #1 in US News & World Report Rankings

    January 2, 2019 | The Mediterranean diet received Best Overall Diet and Best Heart-Healthy Diet in the 2019 US News & World Report rankings. Among the 41 commercial and non-commercial diets included in the evaluation this year, it also earned the #1 spot in several subcategories including: Best Diets for Healthy Eating, Best Diets for Diabetes, Best Plant Based Diets and Easiest Diets to FollowDr. Stephanie Coulter’s perspective

    Texas Heart Institute Heart Information Center
  • Upcoming Events

    WomenHeart Houston Support Group

    Texas Heart Institute – a proud member of WomenHeart’s National Hospital Alliance program – has partnered with WomenHeart to support women cardiac patients by serving as the host site for the WomenHeart Houston chapter’s support group meetings. Meetings are free of charge and open to all, regardless of where treatment is received. Learn More

  • Research Updates

    Clinical Trials at Texas Heart Institute

    Our physicians and researchers are dedicated to improving patient care for those suffering from heart disease, and the clinical trials underway at THI are vital to advancing the development of new medicines and therapies. View our current clinical trials.

  • Message From THI Board of Trustees

    Our Perspective

    Texas Heart Institute Board of Trustees’ perspective regarding the recent articles published in the Houston Chronicle and ProPublica.

    Message From THI Board

THE NEXT FIRST in Cardiac Arrhythmia Treatments

Texas Heart Institute (THI) is pioneering some of the most groundbreaking cardiac arrhythmias research and management today in collaboration with institutions across the US. With a history of firsts in man devices, the next first in cardiac arrhythmia treatments is already happening at THI.

Know Your Numbers

Tools + Calculators

Risk assessments are used to determine your likelihood of developing disease in the future. Learn more below about the most critical numbers that impact your personal health and help your doctor assess your risk for both heart disease and stroke. Heart Health Tips

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Global Outreach

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Patient Questions, located in the Heart Information Center, is a searchable tool that provides answers to thousands of commonly asked questions.

Latest News at The Institute

THI invention receives FDA clearance

A new device invented by Texas Heart Institute (THI) became the first and only device to be cleared by the FDA for early...

Register for THI’s 2019 Perfusion Conference

Save the date for the annual Texas Heart Institute Perfusion Conference from June 7-9, 2019 in Houston, TX. Registration for...

THI Discusses Heart Health on Texas Public Radio

Dr. Mehdi Razavi, THI’s Director of Electrophysiology Clinical Research and Innovations, participated in Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in talk show “The...