Andrew Civitello, MD

Dr. Andrew Civitello supports THI’s mission through his leadership as the Program Director of The Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship. Show full bio

Dr. Andrew Civitello is board certified in Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and serves as the Medical Director of the Heart Transplant Program at Texas Heart Institute as a member of the THI Professional Staff. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. His extensive training includes internship, residency and a year as Chief Medical Resident at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, followed by fellowships in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute. Dr. Civitello specializes in interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular procedures, with advanced training in heart failure management and heart transplantation, general and interventional cardiology, including cardiac catheterization, CT angiography, nuclear cardiology, and advanced training in peripheral artery interventions. The major focus of Dr. Civitello’s clinical and research interests include advanced heart failure management, mechanical circulatory support, and heart transplantation. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles for major scientific journals and spoken professionally in both national and international forums.

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Texas Heart Institute Positions

  • Medical Director Heart Transplant Program, THI Leadership
  • Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
  • Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship
  • Teaching Staff, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Interests

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Novel Treatments for Heart Failure

Education

  • Medical School:

    University of Texas Health Science Center Houston

  • Residency:

    University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston

  • Fellowships:

    Baylor College of Medicine

Publications