Heart Transplant Team

Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH, FACC, FHFSA

Interim Chief of Division of Heart Failure

Co-Director, Heart Failure Translation Research Laboratory

Co-Director, Heart Failure Disease Management Service

Associate Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute

Associate Clinical Member, Houston Methodist Academic Institute

Associate Professor of Medicine
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Weill Cornell Medical College

Erik Eddie Suarez, MD
Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation Program
Associate Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Ashrith Guha, MD, MPH, FACC

Medical Director, Heart Transplant & MCS Program

Director, PH & RV Failure Program (MHHAVC)

Co-Director, CTEPH Program

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Imad Hussain, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute

Assistant Clinical Member, Academic Institute 

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Sapna Legha, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist

Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure
Houston Methodist The Woodlands

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Janardhana Rao Gorthi, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Rayan Yousefzai, MD

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute

Assistant Clinical Member, Academic Institute

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Unit

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Ju H. Kim, MD

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Associate Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute 

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Weill Cornell Medical College

Nadia Fida, MD, FACC

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiologist

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute
Assistant Clinical Member, Academic Institute

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Weill Cornell Medical College

Mahwash Kassi, MD

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Academic Institute 

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Weill Cornell Medical College

Thomas E. MacGillivray, MD
Jimmy F. Howell, MD Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Surgery
Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery & Thoracic Transplant Surgery

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Phillip Chou, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center

Dewei Ren, MD
Director of Thoracic Organ Procurement

Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center