Department of Medicine

Center Healthcare


State-of-the-art patient care is provided in the Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic and includes specialized risk assessment and risk management to prevent cardiometabolic disease events such as heart attack, stroke, and diabetic complications. To make an appointment, call (713) 798-5800.


Clinical Trials


Ongoing clinical research of diet and drug interventions provide valuable information to improve diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cardiometabolic disease. Individuals interested in participating are encouraged to contact study coordinators to determine eligibility. Current studies include NIH-supported projects and industry-sponsored research.