Memorial Hermann at the Texas Medical Center is our main teaching hospital, and cardiovascular disease fellows will primarily work in the Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI). This unit houses the CCU, heart failure units, cardiac catheterization labs, cardiovascular imaging, and the cardiac surgical suites. Our fellows rotate through all departments within HVI and are exposed to a wide array of pathologies.
Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, part of the Harris Health County system, is a 207 licensed-bed acute care hospital offering a full range of medical services. LBJ Hospital is a verified Level III trauma center and was the first such center designated in Texas. Cardiovascular disease fellows rotate through the general inpatient cardiology consultation service as well as the cardiac noninvasive laboratories, which includes electrocardiogram interpretation, stress testing, echocardiography, and cardiac CT imaging.
The Department of Cardiology at MD Anderson epitomizes the strengths of the Texas Medical Center in caring for patients with heart disease and cancer. The cardiology department provides comprehensive cardiac care to patients who have co-existing heart disease and cancer (cardio-oncology). Our fellows rotate through the general inpatient consultation service, echocardiography, nuclear and cardiac catheterization laboratories. Electives in vascular imaging and cardiac MRI are also available.
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – Shoreline is the largest and foremost acute care medical center in South Texas, with a nationally recognized Chest Pain Center. Fellows spend one month rotating through the cardiovascular disease department, with a focus on cardiac catheterization and cardiovascular imaging.