Texas Heart Institute Members Featured in the December issue of Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly’s annual SUPER DOCTORS® list is out on the newsstands this month and honors professionals who are recognized by their peers for their exceptional contributions to the fields of medicine. Each year, the pool of candidates are evaluated on ten indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement including years of experience, hospital appointments, fellowships, professional activities, leadership positions, academic achievements/positions, board certifications, publications, lectures & presentation, honors and awards, and other outstanding achievements. This year’s list includes several Texas Heart Institute doctors, THI Professional Staff members and associates, graduates and faculty of THI’s cardiology fellowship training programs. These talented professionals represent some of the most talented cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in Texas who are committed to the educational and research mission of the Texas Heart Institute. This month, they are honored for their professional contribution throughout the cardiology community in 2020.

Jonathan Aliota, MD
Jessica Brown, MD Rising Star
Patrick J. Cook, MD
Stephanie A. Coulter ,MD
Patrick Cook, MD
Joseph Coselli, MD
Tony Das, MD
John Dieck, MD
R, David Fish, MD
Eduardo A. Hernandez, MD
Stuart Jacobson, MD
Biswajit Kar, MD
David Kuten, MD  Rising Star
Scott A. Lemaire, MD
Ourania Preventza, MD
Scott R. Sherron
Neil E. Strickman
George A. Younis
Scott A. Lemaire, MD
Mohammad Madjid, MD
Joanna Esther Molina Razavi Rising Star
Oscar R. Rosales, MD
Ali Mortazavi, MD
Atasu Kumar Nayak, MD
Atasu Nayak, MD
Margit Ann Nemeth, MD
Emerson C. Perin, MD, PhD
Scott Sherron, MD
Raymond Stainback, MD
Neil Strickman, MD
Paul Tucker II, MD
George Younis, MD



The Texas Heart Institute, founded by world-renowned cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley in 1962, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastating toll of cardiovascular disease through innovative and progressive programs in research, education, and improved patient care. THI’s scientists and physicians conduct fundamental biomedical, translational, and clinical research in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, molecular-based medicine, stem cell, and gene therapy, and regenerative medicine both independently and in collaboration with organizations worldwide. As global leaders of patient care for nearly six decades, Texas Heart Institute has been ranked among the top cardiovascular centers in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for the past 30 years. THI is dedicated to spreading awareness and sharing updates on ways to prevent, treat, and defeat cardiovascular disease. With over 10 million visitors coming to its website from around the world every year, www.texasheart.org is just one of the ways THI is helping to educate people on the importance of heart health. For more information, please visit https://www.texasheart.org.