Ilyas K. Colombowala, MD, FACC, FHRS

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Ilyas K. Colombowala, MD, FACC, FHRS

About Me

Originally from Houston, TX, Dr. Colombowala attended Dartmouth College. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 2002, and he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at Baylor. While in medical school he earned certification in medical ethics. He continued with advanced training in Electrophysiology at the world-renowned Texas Heart Institute. He is board certified in cardiology, electrophysiology, and nuclear cardiology.

He started the first cardiac arrhythmia program in Northwest Montana in 2011. Dr. Colombowala then served as the Chairman of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, where he was also Co-Director of Cardiac Arrhythmia Services and Director of Device Based Arrhythmia Management and Remote Monitoring. 

Having returned home to Texas, Dr. Colombowala continues to provide caring and state of the art arrhythmia management services, collaborating with other physicians to continue the Houston tradition of excellence in cardiac medicine.

He is involved in multiple large clinical trials, and he is published and lectures nationally and internationally on topics such as atrial fibrillation ablation, stroke and sudden death prevention, cardiac rhythm monitoring, and artificial intelligence.

Dr. Colombowala sees all types of cardiac patients. His care philosophy is to approach patients as individuals, carefully managing risk factors and conditions leading to heart disease and arrhythmia. 

Clinical Interests

Arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, ablation, device therapy for heart failure, remote cardiac monitoring, pacemakers (including leadless), defibrillators, sudden cardiac death prevention, disease prevention, heart disease in athletes. 

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology | American Board of Internal Medicine | 2009
Cardiovascular Disease | American Board of Internal Medicine | 2008
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Baylor College of Medicine | Houston, TX | 2002
INTERNSHIP
Internal Medicine | Baylor College of Medicine | Houston, TX | 2003
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine | Baylor College of Medicine | Houston, TX | 2005
FELLOWSHIP
Cardiovascular Disease | Baylor College of Medicine | Houston, TX | 2008
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology | Texas Heart Institute, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital | Houston, TX | 2009
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Languages

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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    Dr. Ilyas K. Colombowala sees patients at the following locations:
    • 13325 Hargrave Rd., Ste 280, Houston, TX 77070
  • What languages do Dr. Ilyas K. Colombowala and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Ilyas K. Colombowala and/or office staff speak English, Gujarati and Spanish