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Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Welcome to the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Named after heart surgery pioneer Dr. Michael DeBakey, the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center is committed to providing patients with the highest quality care today and fostering a brighter tomorrow through research and innovation.

As one of the top cardiovascular hospitals in the united States, our mission is to provide the most effective, efficient, and compassionate cardiovascular care through research in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, education and a full continuum of patient care to the satisfaction of those we serve.

Our vision is to become the premier international benchmark for cardiology and cardiovascular surgery.

News


Father of the bride receives life-saving heart transplant

Houston – 02/07/2014

A few days before Christmas last year, Timothy Lewis walked his daughter down the aisle of the chapel at Houston Methodist Hospital with the whirring equipment of a heart balloon pump towed behind him.

See the full article on KHOU.com



Houston doctors: H1N1 causing serious complications

Houston – 1/15/2014

The flu is hitting the Houston area with a vengeance. Across Texas, there have been more than 25 death this season; five of them children. The reports of hospitalizations due to one particular strain of flu are rising, especially among otherwise healthy young adults.

See the full article on click2Houston.com



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Events


Several times a year, the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center invites colleagues from around the world to continuing medical education conferences, where our world-renowned experts share the benefits of their knowledge.

Upcoming Events

Re-Evolution Summit V:
MICS Hands-On Summit

3/13/14 - 3/15/14
Houston, Texas

Cardiac surgery is undergoing a significant paradigm shift towards increasing minimal access surgery within all subspecialty areas of practice. This conference provides up-to-date evidence based information and hands-on exposure to the latest in all aspects of minimal access cardiac surgery with an emphasis on hybrid approaches.

This event is designed for cardiovascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, fellows, residents, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners in the cardiovascular specialties.

Reserve your space and pre-register now!

Learn more at re-evolutionsummit.org


Southwest Valve Summit II – On the River

4/11/14 - 4/13/14
Austin, Texas

This Heart Valve Summit – on the River, is designed to highlight case based decision making for the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of heart valve disorders. With an emphasis on functional anatomy, imaging innovation, and percutaneous valve interventions, this course will engage and educate cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurse practitioners, internal medicine specialists, and fellows in training. This interdisciplinary summit will combine short presentations, debates, and an ask-the-expert live valve conference to expose participants to the most relevant medical, surgical, and interventional options for contemporaray patient care. The topics, cases, and discussions will include both accepted and controversial treatment paradigms and will offer novel perspectives and recommendations to all members of the heart valve team.

This event is designed for cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, internal medicine specialists, cardiovascular imaging technologists, fellows, residents, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in the cardiovascular specialties.

Register now

Learn more at www.houstonmethodist.org/southwestvalvesummit


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MDHVC Annual Report

The Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center 2012 Annual Report

Leading Medicine | Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center 2012 Annual Report

Learn more about MDHVC's commitment to advancing cardiovascular care through innovative research, education and patient care. (pdf version)

Heart & Vascular Screenings

Heart & Vascular Screening Packages from the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Be good to your heart with a Heart & Vascular Screening Package.

It's quick, noninvasive and could save your life. Choose from one of four Heart & Vascular Screening Packages from the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center.

You can register for a Heart & Vascular Screening Package online or call 713-DEBAKEY (332-2539).

Out-Of-State-Patients

The Houston Methodist Hospital offers out-of-state patients a complimentary service to help navigate your stay. Call 1-877-790-DOCS to contact your personal liaison today.

Patient Journey

U.S.News & World Report

Ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country in Cardiology and Heart 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 again 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 again was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas.

Houston Methodist Hospital also again ranked No. 1 in the Houston area in the magazine's Best Metro Area Hospitals list.

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