2018 Stories

Real stories of heart.

Our Stories

The Texas Heart Institute is recognized internationally for research programs in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, regenerative medicine and pathology. Our physicians and scientists conduct research ranging from gene therapy, stem cells and regenerative medicine, to miniature pacemakers, ventricular assist devices (VADs) and artificial hearts.

International Recognition for a Lifetime of Work

There is no one more deserving of recognition for their global contributions to alleviating patient suffering than Dr. O. H. Frazier. For half a century, he has extended the life of patients around the world with heart failure and other serious cardiovascular conditions, and we are very proud of his accomplishments.

An Aspiring Cardiothoracic Surgeon’s Wish Comes True

When the Texas Heart Institute (THI) was approached by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey about helping to make a young woman’s wish come true, our team never dreamed the experience could have such an exciting and profound impact on the Institute and our partners.