About the Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic

The Division of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, offers outstanding patient care for cardiovascular conditions and is nationally recognized for providing consultation services for lipids and atherosclerosis in the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention's Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic.

The clinic is staffed by physicians and other healthcare professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of elevated blood cholesterol levels.


Appointment is required. Please call (713) 798-5800. Physician referrals are necessary.

There are many causes of high cholesterol or triglycerides, and it is essential that we understand your case as thoroughly as possible. Please bring the following with you to your appointment:

  • Completed questionnaire that was sent to you prior to your appointment
  • Copies of your medical records and labs from your referring physician
  • Insurance card
  • List of medications and dosages that you are taking

Please be advised that we do NOT take credit/debit cards. Please prepare to pay by check or cash in the exact amount of your office co-pay.

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