Center for Advanced Heart Failure
After a heart attack left 32-year-old Jennifer Cheak, a mother of two young boys, with a faint heartbeat and little hope at a Waco, TX hospital, she was transferred via Life Flight toMemorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute in Houston, where she received care from specialists at theCenter for Advanced Heart Failure. She received a Tandem Heart, and her heart miraculously began to recover.
Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center has a long history of excellence in treating patients with cardiovascular disease. At the Center for Advanced Heart Failure, dynamic and multidisciplinary teams of physicians coordinate the best possible treatment plan for each patient. The highly trained physicians affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School are board certified and equipped with the state-of-the-art, specialized technology necessary for successful treatment of advanced heart failure and heart transplant.
The Center for Advanced Heart Failure is now located on the 25th floor of the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza located at 6400 Fannin Street. The new office space features state-of-the-art exam rooms, expanded registration areas and large procedure areas with specialized equipment to treat cardiovascular disease. It is 12,000 square feet with four pods and 16 exam rooms, allowing for less wait time for patients and family members. The clinic will offer non-invasive cardiology services including echocardiography, electrocardiography, treadmill stress testing and cardio-pulmonary exercise testing.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, fill out the form to the right or call (713) 704-4300.
Associate Professor, Associate Chief of the Medical Division and Program Director for the Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiopulmonary Support and Transplantation Program, Department of Internal Medicine, UTHealth Medical School
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UTHealth Medical School
Manish K. Patel, M.D.Associate Chief, Surgical Division, Center for Advanced Heart Failure
Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
Medical School: Pramukhswami Medical College, Gujarat, IndiaResidency: Thoracic Surgery at Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of MedicineFellowship: Thoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Texas Heart InstituteSpecialty Interests: Thoracic transplant and mechanical circulatory support, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, transcatheter aortic valve implantation, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, peripheral vascular surgery
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, UTHealth Medical School