Jorge Escobar, MD

Dr. Escobar is native of Colombia where he completed his medical degree at the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla Colombia. He was honored by the Dean’s Letter of Recognition for high academic achievement. He completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center where he consistently was recognized by his peers winning the Resident of the Year Award. He completed a cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine in 2015. While there, he received the Texas Heart Institute Outstanding Fellow of the Year Award being selected by the clinical staff for academic and clinical excellence. Following training went on to become Assistant Professor of Medicine at UT’s Center for Advanced Heart Failure at Memorial Hermann Hospital. He returned to practice at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center joining Texas Heart and Vascular Specialists where he has been in practice. Dr. Escobar is proficient in both complex coronary and peripheral interventions. This includes the management of both arterial and venous disease.

Texas Heart Institute Positions

Education

  • Medical School:

    Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla Colombia

  • Residency:

    University of Texas Health Science Center

  • Fellowships:

    Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine

Honors, Awards and Memberships

Publications

Recent News

Dr. Jorge M. Escobar Joins The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care

HOUSTON (January 20, 2022) — The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care, the clinical practice of The Texas Heart Institute,...