Section of Cardiology

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Section of Cardiology faculty
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About Us

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The Section of Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine is nationally and internationally recognized for its outstanding clinical and scientific research programs.

We provide comprehensive care in interventional cardiology, heart failure and cardiac transplantation, electrophysiology, preventive cardiology and general cardiology in three affiliated hospitals: Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center/Texas Heart Institute, Ben Taub Hospital, and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, as well as in a new state-of-the-art outpatient facility.

Ongoing research efforts in basic science, translational research and clinical trials/outcomes research are focused on developing novel therapeutic strategies that will lead to advances in the treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease.

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Section Leadership

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Christie Ballantyne, M.D., serves as the section chief of cardiology.

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Education

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Residency, fellowship and medical school training programs

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Research

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The Section of Cardiology's ongoing research efforts will lead to advances in the treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease through the Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine

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Healthcare

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Our comprehensive, integrated approach to the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease is further improved through the close proximity of disciplines and shared technology within our clinic and our affiliated institutions.