For Patients

The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care physicians and surgeons 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

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

Our Mission

The Texas Heart Institute is an independent, nonprofit organization that is improving cardiovascular health through trailblazing research, thought leadership, education, and patient care.

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Education

The 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

The 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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Texas Heart Institute Surgeons Recognized for Quality Care

HOUSTON, TX, February 15, 2024— Three Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care surgeons, Drs. James Livesay, Jennifer Cozart and...

Paving the Way for Improved Outcomes in Pediatric Heart Transplantation

Revolutionary Genomic Study Sheds Light on Immune Microenvironment in Transplanted Pediatric Hearts HOUSTON (February 12, 2024) – Pediatric heart transplantation has...

Advanced Cardiac Imaging Specialist Hector M. Medina, MD, MPH, Joins The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care

HOUSTON (February 9, 2024) – The Texas Heart Institute announces that Hector M. Medina, MD, MPH, has joined The Texas Heart...

KPRC Channel 2 Interviews THI’s Keri Sprung About Her Life-Saving Diagnosis

Physicians Identify Carotid Artery Dissection in Time for Treatment KPRC Channel 2’s Haley Hernandez recently interviewed The Texas Heart Institute’s...

Leading with the Heart: Black History Month

“I had to be a pathfinder. And once you train yourself to run, you keep running.” – John Norman, MD...

Wearable Technology for Personal Health Monitoring: Is Heart Rate Variability a New Tool?

Did you receive a smart wearable device this past holiday season? Investigators at The Texas Heart Institute believe smart devices...

American Heart Month 2024: Celebrate with The Texas Heart Institute

February is American Heart Month – a time for the nation to cooperatively focus on heart health and lifestyle choices...

Injectable Hydrogel Electrodes Open Door to a Novel Painless Treatment Regimen for Arrhythmia

HOUSTON (Jan 9, 2024)— A breakthrough study led by Dr. Mehdi Razavi at The Texas Heart Institute (THI), in collaboration with a biomedical...

The Institute

The Texas Heart Institute is an independent, nonprofit organization that is improving cardiovascular health through trailblazing research, thought leadership, education, and patient care.

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