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Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD

Cardiac Imaging, Preventive Cardiology, Cardiology

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

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About Me

Dr. Mouaz Al-Mallah is the Beverly B. and Daniel C. Arnold Distinguished Chair, the Director of cardiovascular PET and the Associate Director of Nuclear Cardiology at the Department of Cardiology, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center. He is also Professor of Cardiology at the Houston Methodist Academic Institute Center. Dr Al-Mallah received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He completed his training at Henry Ford Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. He is also the treasurer of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).

Dr. Al-Mallah established the cardiac PET service at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center. This service utilizes the most recent digital PET and performs multiple PET procedures including PET for myocardial perfusion imaging, viability, assessment of inflammatory cardiomyopathy, detection of cardiac infections and cardiac devices related infections as well as vascular graft infections. He is a member of several American and European cardiovascular councils, while serving as an Associate Editor of Atherosclerosis and Cochrane reviews. He is also a member of the Editorial Boards of Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and European Heart Journal -cardiovascular imaging. Dr Al-Mallah received many local and international awards including Francis N. Fernandez Fellowship Award, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center award in 2011, Best teacher award from Henry Ford Hospital, Elite Reviewer for the year 2013 for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology Journals, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center senior researcher award in 2016 and best teacher award from Houston Methodist DeBakey heart and vascular center for 2019. In addition, many of his trainees have established academic careers and received multiple research awards while working under his supervision.

Clinical Interests

Advanced cardiac imaging
Cardiac PET and myocardial blood flow assessment
Cardiac PET in cardiomyopathy and heart failure
Cardiac CT and coronary CT angiography
Cardiac MRI
Preventive cardiology

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 Meritain Health
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
CIGNA MEDICARE
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 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
DEVOTED HEALTH GREATER HOUSTON HMO
DEVOTED HEALTH GREATER HOUSTON PRIME HMO
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
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
Medicare Railroad
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
Oscar Easy Care Medicare Advantage
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
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
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
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
UnitedHealthOne
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

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Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Cardiovascular Disease | American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine | American Board of Internal Medicine
DIPLOMATE
Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography | National Board of Echocardiography
FELLOWSHIP
Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging | Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Cardiology | Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, Michigan
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine | Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
MEDICAL SCHOOL
American University of Beirut Medical School, Beirut, Lebanon
MASTER OF SCIENCE
Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Continuing Care Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Languages

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