• 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. Read Chronic Venous Disease: Beyond Blood Thinners & Stockings

     

  • Texas Heart Institute Helps Make Micaela'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!

  • Annual Women’s Heart & Vascular Symposium January 26, 2019

    The Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health will host its 9th annual symposium focused on current issues concerning cardiovascular disease in women today. Learn More & Register Online

  • Celebrate Heart Month with Texas Heart Institute in February

    February is American Heart Month, and each year there are a number of events and activities that Texas Heart Institute (THI) supports to raise awareness about the importance of heart health. Learn more about the many events we are supporting this year, we hope you will join!

  • Registration Open

    Annual Women’s Heart & Vascular Symposium

    On January 26, 2019, the Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health will host its 9th annual symposium to highlight the most current research, guidelines and strategies to improve diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease in women. The symposium is specifically developed to educate all healthcare providers caring for women today including: cardiologists, gynecologists, primary care, internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, endocrinologists, nurses and nurse practitioners. Learn More & Register Today

  • 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

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  • 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.

  • New Issue Available Online

    THI Journal | Est. 1974

    The latest issue of the Texas Heart Institute Journal includes articles that highlight emerging strategies to impact outcomes in women, genetic testing, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, high-risk cardiovascular conditions that predispose young people to sudden cardiac death and more… 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

  • 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

Texas Heart Institute Helps Make Micaela's Dream Come True

Texas Heart Institute was approached by 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 THI and our partners where she shadowed some of the world’s best in cardiothoracic science!

Celebrate American Heart Month in February

Know Your Numbers

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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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

Dr. Emerson Perin to be honored at 18th Annual Texas Update in Cardiovascular Advancements

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The Ali Massumi Cardiac Arrhythmia Symposium 2019

Recognized as an accredited provider for over 35 years and awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical...