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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Find a Doctor

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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A Discovery by The Texas Heart Institute & 7 Hills Pharma Continues Development under a $4.7 Million CPRIT Grant to Address Cancer Treatment Disparities

Peter Vanderslice, PhD, Senior Investigator and Director, MCRL, Molecular Cardiology Research, was highlighted in a recent announcement from 7 Hills Pharma,...

Fellow Dr. Matthew Segar Contributes to Online Resource for Cardiologists

Matthew Segar, MD, MS, a third-year fellow in The Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical...

Dr. O.H. Frazier Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award by ASAIO

Dr. O.H. “Bud” Frazier has been named recipient of the prestigious Pushpa and Kewal Krishan Gupta Lifetime Achievement Award in Development...

Rice University Heartbeat HERoes Take Top Engineering Prize for Collaboration With The Texas Heart Institute

The Heartbeat HERoes recently won the 2024 Woods-Lezar Innovation Award at Rice University’s annual Huff Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen’s (OEDK)...

Novel Injectable Hydrogel Technology Featured in Drug Discovery News

A recent article in Drug Discovery News highlights a new injectable hydrogel technology and its potential to provide painless defibrillation...

The Texas Heart Institute Collaborates on Multi-Institutional DOD Grant To Develop Novel Left Ventricular Assist Device

Georgia Tech-led effort to improve support device options for end-stage heart failure   HOUSTON (Mar 7, 2024) — The Texas...

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...

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...

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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