Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, home of the Texas Heart® Institute (THI), is internationally recognized as a leader for cardiovascular care. Together, CHI St. Luke's Health and THI form one of the largest cardiovascular centers on the globe that offers a full range of specialty heart programs.
Our programs—ranging from vascular and emergency services to interventional and thoracic surgeries—feature some of the most experienced cardiovascular and cardiology specialists operating in one of the most respected research and educational settings in the world.
Why Choose CHI St. Luke’s Health for Heart Care?
Pioneering cardiovascular surgeon Denton A. Cooley, MD, founded THI in 1962 for the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and chose Baylor St. Luke’s as its clinical partner. Learn more about our history and how we continue to offer the latest technology and treatment options as one of the leading cardiovascular hospitals in the world.
Bold Moves Forward in Heart Care
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center welcomes internationally-known cardiothoracic surgeon, Joseph Lamelas, MD.
Joseph Lamelas, MD, FACS
Associate Chief of Cardiac Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine