Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Cardiovascular Surgery

Houston Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 America's Best Hospitals issue, and was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

Houston Methodist Hospital ranked among the country's top hospitals in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2013 America's "Best Hospitals" issue, and was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

Houston Methodist Hospital's Department of Cardiology is world-renowned in cardiovascular care and research and has been recognized for its contributions to advances in the practice of cardiology. Consistently ranked in U.S.News & World Report, Houston Methodist Hospital has made significant contributions to changing the way that Cardiology is practiced.

The Department has more than 110 Board-certified cardiologists have enormous expertise in every aspect of cardiac care ranging from angiography, echocardiography and heart transplantation to advanced clinical research for cardiac rehabilitation, heart failure and preventive cardiology. We offer the latest in cardiology techniques, drugs and interventions. A complete patient assessment by a multi-disciplinary team allows for the most individualized therapy program possible.

The Department of Cardiology, led by Dr. Miguel QuiƱones, is at the forefront of cardiac research, and is made up of prominent physicians who are internationally recognized for their contributions to patient care, research and educationally-led cardiac services.

Leaders in the research and development of new treatments and drug therapies that help improve the quality of life of patients, the members of its faculty are authorities in the various subspecialties that comprise the field of cardiology, including noninvasive, invasive, diagnostic and therapeutic means of responding to heart problems.

The Department of Cardiology's mission is to offer patients the most complete and advanced methods for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart disease through teaching, research and patient care.

Diseases and Conditions

  • The Ischemic Heart Program is centered around the treatment of coronary artery disease including chest pain and heart attacks.
  • The Valvular Heart Disease Program focuses on the treatment of heart valves.
  • The Vascular Disease Program provides treatment for diseases involving the blockage of vessels supplying blood to the organs and limbs.
  • The Arrhythmia Program covers conditions that cause irregular heartbeats
  • The Heart Failure Program works with late-stage heart disease including chronic disease, heart failure, and transplant.