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Pediatrics - Cardiology

Houston, Texas

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Pediatric Cardiology at Texas Children's Hospital

Address:
The Lillie Frank Abercrombie Section of Cardiology
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin St., MC 19345-C
Houston, TX 77030

Location: The Cardiology section of The Department of Pediatrics is located on the 15th, 18th, 19th, and 20th floors of the West Tower of Texas Children's Hospital. The floors are divided as follows:

  • 15th Floor: Inpatient
  • 18th Floor: Catheterization Laboratory, Surgery, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  • 19th Floor: Cardiology, Congenital Heart Surgery, and Cardiovascular Anesthesia business offices
  • 20th Floor: Echocardiography Laboratory, Outpatient Clinic, ECG Lab, Pacemaker Lab, and Stress Lab

Clinical facilities are located in Texas Children's. Other clinical facilities utilized for the program are the Halbouty Nursery at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (structurally joined to Texas Children's), the pediatric service at Ben Taub Hospital, Texas Woman's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Bellaire Hospital, Park Plaza Hospital, and Memorial Southwest Hospital. Basic science research laboratories are located at Baylor College of Medicine, the Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory of the Texas Heart Institute, the Fondren Brown Building of Methodist Hospital, and the Clinical Research Center at Texas Children's.

Phone:
Day (8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST): 832-826-5600
Night: 832-824-2099
Appointments: 832-826-5600

Fax: 832-825-5630

Texas Children's Hospital Heart Center


John Welsh Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory

Address: For Courier Service Deliveries (Airborne Express, Fed Ex, etc.):
The John Welsh Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine, Feigin Center
1102 Bates Ave., Suite 480.02
Houston, TX 77030

For U.S. Postal Service Deliveries:
The John Welsh Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine, Feigin Center
1102 Bates Ave., Suite 430.09
Houston, TX 77030

Daniel J. Penny, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.I., F.R.A.C.P.
Professor and Chief (Pediatric Cardiology)
Medical Director
Phone: 832-824-4150
Fax: 832-825-5159
Email: penny@bcm.edu

Yuxin Fan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G.
Assistant Professor (Pediatric Cardiology)
Laboratory Director
Phone: 832-824-4155
Fax: 832-825-5159
Email: yuxinf@bcm.edu


Phoebe Willingham Muzzy Pediatric Molecular Cardiology Laboratory

Address: For Courier Service Deliveries (Airborne Express, Fed Ex, etc.):
Phoebe Willingham Muzzy Pediatric Molecular Cardiology Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine, Feigin Center
1102 Bates Ave., Suite 410.01
Houston, TX 77030

For U.S. Postal Service Deliveries:
Phoebe Willingham Muzzy Pediatric Molecular Cardiology Laboratory
Baylor College of Medicine, Feigin Center
1102 Bates Ave., Suite 430.09
Houston, TX 77030

Daniel J. Penny, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chief (Pediatric Cardiology)
Medical Director
Phone: 832-824-4150
Fax: 832-825-5159
Email: penny@bcm.edu

Yuxin Fan, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor (Pediatric Cardiology)
Laboratory Director
Phone: 832-824-4155
Fax: 832-825-5159
Email: yuxinf@bcm.edu


Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic

In this clinic, expertise in genetics, cardiovascular genetics, cardiology, congenital heart disease, and genetic counseling are brought together in the evaluation of every child and young adult referred. In addition, expertise in molecular genetics is utilized and genetic studies are performed in selected cases.

The clinic meets every other Wednesday on the 20th floor of the West Tower at Texas Children’s.

Hugo Martinez, M.D.
Research Coordinator
832-826-5667
832-825-1906


Cardiomyopathy/Transplant Clinic

This clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of heart muscle disease (myocarditis, dilated cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysphasia/cardiomyopathy, left ventricular noncompaction, metabolic cardiomyopathy, toxic cardiomyopathy) and heart failure. In addition to patients with heart muscle disease and heart failure, all cardiac transplant recipients, as well as patients needing evaluation or listing for transplantation, are cared for in this clinic.

The clinic meets every Thursday on the 20th floor of the West Tower at Texas Children’s Hospital.

For more information, contact Sarah Clunie, RN at 832-826-5707

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