Ashrith Guha, MD, MPH, FACC

Cardiology, Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Associate Director, Heart Transplant Program

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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Ashrith Guha, MD, MPH, FACC

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Associate Director, Heart Transplant Program

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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About Me

Dr. Ashrith Guha is cardiologist with a specialization in the care of patients with advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, cardiac transplants and pulmonary hypertension. He received his medical degree from St. John's Medical College in India. He moved to Birmingham, Alabama where he completed a Masters in Public Health with specialization in Epidemiology. Dr. Guha completed his residency at the University Of Texas Medical School in Houston. He continued at the University Of Texas Medical School as an assistant professor in the Department of Internal medicine. He subsequently completed his cardiology and advanced heart failure fellowship at the University of Iowa during which he was served as the chief fellow. His research interests include LV non-compaction cardiomyopathy, mechanical circulatory support, right heart failure and cardiac allograft rejection.

Clinical Interests

Advanced Heart Failure
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)
Heart Transplant
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Pulmonary Hypertension
Right Heart Failure
Systolic and Diastolic Heart Failure
Unexplained Dyspnea

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna TRS Active Care (excluding Whole Health)
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Allegiance
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Cigna SureFit
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus/Choice
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-East Region
Humana Natl POS Open Access
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
Imagine Health
Imagine Health GPA
Imagine Health Trustmark
Imagine Health/SISCO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
Medicare Railroad
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
Oscar Easy Care Medicare Advantage
PHCS Healthy Directions
Provider Select PPO
SmartCare PNM Resources
TRS-ActiveCare 2 Group 385002
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-South Texas Region Group 295430
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-West Texas Region Group 295781
TRS-ActiveCare HD Group 385000
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Group 385003
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Plus Group 385001
TexanPlus/Wellcare Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Internal Medicine | American Board of Internal Medicine
St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India | 2002
University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas | 2007
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology | University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa | 2010
General Cardiology | University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa | 2013
Epidemiology | University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama | 2004
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center


  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

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  • Where is Dr. Ashrith Guha located?
    Dr. Ashrith Guha sees patients at the following locations:
    • Smith Tower, 6550 Fannin St., Ste 1901, Houston, TX 77030
    • Outpatient Center, 6445 Main St., Ste 2400, Houston, TX 77030
  • What languages do Dr. Ashrith Guha and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Ashrith Guha and/or office staff speak English
Office Locations
Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Ste 1901
Houston, TX 77030
Outpatient Center
6445 Main St.
Ste 2400
Houston, TX 77030