Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Faisal Nabi, M.D.

Faisal Nabi, M.D.


Faisal Nabi, M.D.

Faisal Nabi, M.D.

Assistant Member
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

Physician, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center
The Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

Phone: 713-441-1100


B.A.   University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (Biology)
M.D.   Texas Tech University School of Medicine

Postdoctoral Training

Internal Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX



Dr. Nabi is a cardiologist at the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He has special interests in preventative and general cardiology, stress testing, cardiac CT, and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Nabi is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Description of Research

Dr. Nabi´s current research is studying optimal risk stratification of emergency room patients using artery calcium scoring, CT angiography, and nuclear cardiology. Resulting data from these studies will be used to develop accurate and cost effective imaging algorithms for triaging relatively low risk patients with chest pain.

Major Areas of Research

Calcium scoring, CT angiography, nuclear cardiology

Recent Publications

del Conde I, Nabi F, Tonda R, Thiagarajan P, López JA, Kleiman NS. Effect of P-selectin on phosphatidylserine exposure and surface-dependent thrombin generation on monocytes. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 May;25(5):1065-70. Epub 2005 Feb 10.