Patient Care

Texas Heart Medical Group

Texas Heart Medical Group Names New President

With the launch of Texas Heart Medical Group, THI ushered in a dynamic new era as it entered the clinical care arena. Texas Heart Medical Group is tapping into THI’s longstanding and relentless pursuit of excellence that began with the historic breakthroughs under Dr. Cooley’s leadership and vision.

Message from the Medical Director of Texas Heart Institute

The clinical excellence that is traditionally found in cardiovascular surgery, anesthesiology, and cardiology is now the brightest beacon of excellence in cardiovascular care in the Texas Medical Center.

Nationally Ranked Heart and Cardiac Surgery Center

In 2021 Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center ranked 13th in the nation among Adult Cardiology & Heart Surgery hospitals, making it the highest-ranking heart care center in Houston. As a global leader in patient care for nearly six decades, Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s has ranked among the top cardiovascular centers in the United States by U.S. News & World Report since the rankings first launched over 30 years ago.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Center of Excellence

“We are proud of this designation. It validates the expertise of our team, the patient care processes we have implemented, our ability to track key performance metrics, and our commitment to continuous improvement. Our TAVR team has performed 2150 procedures in the past 9 years and is dedicated to the highest standards of quality and safety. This focus translates to superior clinical outcomes for our patients.” – Dr. R. David Fish.

Delivering Quality Medical Education to Improve Outcomes

For over 40 years, THI’s Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) has been recognized as an accredited provider of relevant, effective, and practice-based CME activities that support the improvement of health care quality in the United States.  In 2021, THI saw the continued success of this critical program.