Andres Mesa, MD

Dr. Mesa is an internationally recognized physician who has dedicated his efforts to educate other medical professionals in the latest developments pertaining the cardiovascular field of medicine. He is a past president of the Texas Heart Institute Society and he has delivered more than a hundred invited lectures including the US, Mexico, Central and South America, China, Indonesia and the Philippines. He had authored more than twenty articles and book chapters, and has participated in numerous clinical trials concerning coronary and peripheral vascular disease. Show full bio

Dr. Andrés Mesa is a practicing cardiologist since 2000 and a member of Texas Heart Institute’s Professional Staff. He serves as Director of Cardiovascular & Vein Institute since 2014. Dr. Mesa completed his medical training in Bogota, Colombia where he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina. Then he continued his training in Internal Medicine residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MOSubsequently he completed a Non-Invasive Cardiology Fellowship and an interventional Cardiology fellowship thereafter, at Baylor College of Medicine. He is a professional staff member of the Texas Heart Institute as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Baylor college of Medicine.

Dr Mesa is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, as well as The American Society of Echography. He is a Diplomate in Cardiovascular diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography. He is a registered Physician Vascular Interpreter. He specializes in coronary and peripheral arterial disease —as well as venous disease— focusing on both medical and interventional management.

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Texas Heart Institute Positions

Interests

  • General Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Phlebology : Endovascular Venous Procedures

Education

  • Postgraduate:

    Medical Mini-MBA Texas Health Research Institute and the University of Texas at Arlington (Frisco, TX)

  • Medical School:

    Escuela Colombiana de Medicina (Bogota, Colombia)

  • Internship:

    Washington Univesity School of Medicine Barnes Jewish Hospital ( St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Residency:

    Washington Univesity School of Medicine (St. Louis, Missouri)

  • Fellowships:

    Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute
    Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Texas Heart Institute

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Cardiovascular & Vein Institute
  • Cardiology Associates
  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
  • Andres Mesa, M.D. PA
  • Bayshore Medical Center HCA
  • East Regional Hospital /HCA

Certifications

  • Recertification Diplomate, Board of Nuclear Cardiology 2013
  • Recertification, Diplomate, Interventional Cardiology (ABIM) 2009
  • Recertification, Diplomate, Cardiovascular Diseases (ABIM) 2008
  • Recertification ,Diplomate, Echocardiography (ASE) 2008

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • Texas Heart Institute Journal
  • Texas Heart Institute Professional Staff
  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular & Vein Institute
  • Medical Staff/Advisor Committee Member, CHI St. Luke's Hospital/Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Echocardiography Lab
  • American Vein and Lymphatic Society
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Heart Institute Cardiac Society
  • Texas Medical Foundation
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • The Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions
  • Houston’s Top Docs Cardiologist Houston /Texas Magazine Houston, TX 2008
  • Best Medical Student Escuela Colombiana de Medicina Bogota, Colombia 1983-1989
  • Cardiology Fellows Abstract Award Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 1998
  • Miembro Correspondiente Sociedad Colombiana de Cardiología 2003
  • Huésped Ilustre Municipalidad de San Pablo de Manta Ecuador 2003
  • Miembro Honorario Sociedad Peruana de Cardiología Lima, Perú 2006

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