Program Director: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Nasser M Lakkis, M.Sc., M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2078

Clinical Leadership: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Christie Mitchell Ballantyne, M.D.

Vice Chair of Research

Clinical and translational research in patients with hereditary lipid disorders for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and genetic epidemiology related to lipids and cardiovascular disease

Biykem Bozkurt, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-8019

Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Faculty A-K: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Hamid Afshar, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2545

Cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease, catheter ablation of complex arrhythmias and implantation of cardiac rhythm devices

Mahboob Alam, M.B.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2545

Interventional cardiology, ischemic heart disease, coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, percutaneous coronary and peripheral intervention, acute myocardial infarction, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease

Basant Arya, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2545

Clinical Interests

Yochai Birnbaum, M.D., FAHA, FACC

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 200-0660

Non-invasive cardiology, echocardiography, electrocardiography, clinical cardiology and acute coronary syndrome

Alvin Blaustein, M.D.

Phone

  • (713) 794-7303

Anita Deswal, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Professor

Clinical and Outcomes Research in Heart Failure

John Alan Farmer, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2545

Preventive cardiology; Lipid disorders; Heart failure

Wayne Jay Franklin, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-5600

Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Tetralogy of Fallot; Single Ventricle / Fontan

Irakli Giorgberidze, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7300

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Gabriel Habib, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7310

Preventive cardiology; hypertension; coronary artery disease

Ihab Rafic Hamzeh, M.D., FACC

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2545

Preventive cardiology, echocardiography, valvular heart disease and sleep disorders related to cardiovascular disease, non-invasive cardiac imaging

Hani Jneid, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Associate Professor of Medicine

Phone

  • (713) 794-7300

Faculty L-Z: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Glenn N Levine, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7300

Tony S Ma, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7309

Rita Frances Marr, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7911

Arunima Misra, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-8743

Vijay Nambi, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5800

Atherosclerosis imaging; Biomarkers; Cardiovascular disease prevention

David Paniagua, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 791-9400

interventional cardiology; coronary stents; structural heart disease; percutaneous heart valves; hemodynamics

Allison Michelle Pritchett, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-3935

Kumudha Ramasubbu, M.D.

Adjunct Asc Prof

Tina Shah, M.B.B.S, FACC

Assistant Professor

Valvular heart disease, Echocardiography, Non-invasive cardiac imaging, Heart disease in Women

Rashed Tabbaa, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2078

Salim S Virani, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5800

Atherosclerosis

Lily Zhang, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2078

Program Coordinator: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Claudette McDonald, B.A.

Coord, Academic

Phone

  • (713) 798-0284