Houston Chronicle’s Spirit of the 175th Highlights Dr. Denton Cooley

The Houston Chronicle is celebrating the 175th birthday of Texas with a special series aimed to illuminate the state’s diverse, rich history and culture.

Texas Heart Institute’s Founder, Dr. Denton A. Cooley, was featured in The Spirit of Texas 175th for his many medical Firsts that helped make Houston the epicenter for cardiovascular care where the most cutting-edge therapies continue to draw patients from around the nation and world today.

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