Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

Multi-Modality Cardiovascular Imaging for the Clinician

2013 Course Directors

Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas

William A. Zoghbi, M.D., FASE, FAHA, MACC
Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Institute
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Stephen H. Little,M.D., FRCPC, FACC, FASE
Cardiovascular Imaging Section
Department of Cardiology
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell MedicalCollege

John J. Mahmarian, M.D., FACC, FASNC
Director, Nuclear Cardiology and CT Services
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Dipan J. Shah, M.D., FACC
Director, Cardiac Medical Resonance Imaging
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Miguel A.Quiñones, M.D., MACC
Chairman
Department of Cardiology
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart& Vascular Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell MedicalCollege


2013 Invited Faculty Speakers

The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, unless otherwise noted 

Kyle Autry,RT(R)(CT)(MR)
MRI Imaging Technologist,
Cardiovascular Imaging Section,
Department of Cardiology 
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Jose Banchs, M.D., FACC, FASE
Director of Echocardiography and Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology
Division of Internal Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Colin M. Barker, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist
Department of Cardiology
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Jean Bismuth, M.D., FACS
Vascular Surgeon,
Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Surgery Associates
Medical Director, DeBakey Institute for Cardiovascular Education and Training
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Division of Vascular Surgery
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

George Bourgeois, RDCS
Manager of Cardiovascular Imaging, Echocardiography
Cardiovacular Imaging Section,
Department of Cardiology
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Blase A.Carabello, M.D., FACC
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief of Medicine
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Su Min Chang, M.D., FACC

Associate Director
Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Lab
Cardiovascular Imaging Section
Department of Cardiology
The Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professorof Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Karen E. Chin, BS, RCS
Manager of Cardiovascular Imaging, MRI,
Cardiovascular Imaging Section, Department of Cardiology
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

George P. Cook,RT, CNMT, ASCP
Manager of Cardiovascular Imaging, Nuclear
Cardiovascular Imaging Section,
Department of Cardiology
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Michael A. Donovan, B.S. 
Director of Education
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Jerry D. Estep, M.D., FACC
Medical Director
Heart Transplant Program
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Assistant Professorof Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Wayne J. Franklin, M.D.
Director
Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program
Texas Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professorof Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

Neal S. Kleiman, M.D., FACC
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Karla M.Kurrelmeyer, M.D. FACC, FASE
Medical Director
Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Assistant Professorof Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Gerald M. Lawrie, M.D., FACS
Michael E. DeBakeyProfessor of Cardiac Surgery
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Clinical Professorof Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

C. Huie Lin, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Jose Lopez, B.S.,CNMT
Nuclear MedicineTechnologist
Cardiovascular Imaging Section
Department of Cardiology
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Alan B. Lumsden, M.D., Ch.B., RVT, FACC
The Walter W. Fondren III Distinguished Endowed Chair of the Medical Director of the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Professor and Chairman
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
The Methodist Hospital
Professor ofSurgery
Weill Cornell Medical College

Marti L.McCulloch, B.S., M.B.A., RDCS, FASE
Director of Cardiovascular Imaging 
Cardiovascular Imaging Section
Department of Cardiology
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Kadian McIntosh, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant,
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Fasal Nabi, M.D., FACC
Cardiac Imaging
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
The Methodist Hospital
Professor ofMedicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Sherif Nagueh, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FASE
Medical Director
Echocardiography Laboratory
Chairman
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
The Methodist Hospital
Professor ofMedicine
Weill CornellMedical College

Vijay Nambi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine
Staff Cardiologist, Ben Taub Hospital

Michael J. Reardon, M.D., FACC, FACS
Cardiovascular Surgeon,
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Medical Director, Fondren Brown Cardiovascular Operating Rooms
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Weill Cornell Medical College

Raymond F. Stainback, III, M.D., FACC, FASE
Medical Director
Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine