COVID-19 Response 

Access our COVID-19 Response homepage, with more information and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, including what to do if you’re experiencing symptoms.

Weather Update

Baylor’s Emergency Response Team will continue to monitor tropical storm Beta. Baylor and its clinics will be open under normal business operations on Monday. View message. 

Department of Medicine

Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine Healthcare


The Division of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine is nationally and internationally renowned for expertise in lipids, atherosclerosis, biomarkers, genetics, and preventive cardiology.

The Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic provides specialized care for patients with lipid disorders to prevent cardiovascular disease events such as heart attack and stroke. To make an appointment, call (713) 798-5800.


Clinical Trials


Division faculty members conduct clinical trials to evaluate the effects of diet and drug interventions as well as the use of imaging modalities to detect and monitor atherosclerosis. Individuals interested in participating are encouraged to contact study coordinators to determine eligibility.

Qualified participants are essential to medical research and make important contributions to improving medical practice and human health. Ongoing studies include NIH-supported projects and industry-sponsored research.


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