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Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Referring Your Patient

For more than 60 years, physicians from across the United States—and around the world—have been referring their cardiovascular patients to the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center with the utmost confidence.

From the unparalleled expertise of our physicians and nurses to the caring compassion of our staff, we offer patients a place where they—and you—can know they are receiving the best care possible.

Below we've highlighted just a few of the services that make the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center the referral center of choice for thousands of physicians.

Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Our 40-bed CVICU provides 24/7 coverage with intensivists and floor coverage with nurse practitioners. We also have an exemplary record in reduction of postoperative infections.

Chest Pain Unit

This 24-hour service is dedicated to the immediate evaluation and treatment of patients with chest pain in order to significantly reduce the impact of a myocardial infarction on ventricular function and survival.

Heart Transplant Program

In conjunction with the Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center, physicians at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center comprehensively evaluate patients referred to the heart transplant program. An integrated team of cardiologists and transplant physicians work with transplant coordinators, nurses, and social workers to guide heart transplant patients from inpatient post-surgical care to outpatient care and long-term follow-up.

Stem Cell Program

By virtue of our experience in minimally invasive techniques, research interests in heart failure and stem cells, Houston Methodist Hospital now offers stem cell therapy in a first of its kind U.S. clinical trial.

Valve Services

Houston Methodist Hospital has a complete range of treatments for heart valve disease. Our aortic valve procedures include valve repair and replacement using mechanical, tissue, allograft, and autograft (Ross).

For more information or to refer a patient to the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, please contact us at 713-DEBAKEY (332-2539) or complete the Refer a Patient online form.