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About Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center

About Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center

Researchers and clinicians bringing groundbreaking discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside have made Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center one of the world's leading cardiovascular hospitals.

The Institute is known for its solid track record of innovation, outstanding outcomes and exceptional patient care. The Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center is consistently ranked by national quality benchmarking organizations as a leader in clinical quality and patient safety.

One of the Top 50 in the Nation

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Top 50 hospitals in the nation for heart and heart surgery for 2010-11.

First in the Texas Medical Center

In March 2008, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, the first freestanding heart and vascular hospital in the Texas Medical Center, opened. The patient services and amenities available here, coupled with the Institute's unique design, make it the most modern hospital of its kind in Texas. The 230,000 square-foot facility houses 147 patient beds, including a 20-bed short stay unit, CVICU cardiology care unit and six cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology labs, as well as access to 11 VIP suites with hotel services and library area.

Affiliated with UTHealth

Affiliated with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth), the Institute features a continuum of heart and vascular care including a chest pain center, cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery and cardiac rehabilitation. Our patients have access to heart specialists with extensive training and experience in the complete range of cardiac treatments, from interventional cardiology to electrophysiology and complex robotic-assisted procedures.

History of Excellence

Memorial Hermann has a history of excellence in treating patients with cardiovascular disease and demonstrates its ongoing commitment to exceptional care. With a dynamic team of affiliated cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and clinicians to coordinate the best treatment plans for patients, the Institute offers innovative solutions in cardiovascular care, for improved outcomes and increased patient satisfaction.

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