As one of the nation’s largest cardiovascular centers, Texas Heart® Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center continues to pave the way for best practices and advancements in the fields of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery. But most importantly, we excel at taking care of patients with some of the most complex conditions, often picking up where other hospitals were unable to continue.
From the first successful heart transplantation in the U.S. and the first implantation of an artificial heart in man in the world to breakthroughs in the treatment of patients with the most complex conditions, we have established our hospital as a true center of excellence in the fields of cardiology and cardiac surgery.
Why Choose Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s?
Our renowned specialists use their incomparable experience and medical breakthroughs to save countless lives. Not only are we offering the latest treatment options, we are continuing to develop new, advanced treatments. An international referral center backed by some of the top cardiovascular teams in the nation, we treat the most difficult cases in patients from over 75 countries.
World-Renowned Physicians. Our physicians are leaders in innovative, groundbreaking research, including the use of adult stem cell therapy to create new heart muscle and vascular cells, testing prototypes for a total artificial heart, and improving left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) and other heart pumps.
A History of Making History. Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has made some of the most important and groundbreaking medical discoveries in cardiovascular history and unprecedented advancements in preventative care.
Unparalleled Experience. To date, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has performed more than 250,000 cardiac catheterizations, 115,000 open-heart surgeries, 1,450 heart transplants, and 1,000 LVAD implantations.
World-Class Collaboration. Together, Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine conduct ongoing research at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, including clinical trials that may provide patients with early access to experimental treatments and other resources.
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. World-class surgeons at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center specialize in minimally invasive techniques that result in shorter surgeries, reduced hospital stays, faster healing, and minimal scarring.
Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is doing more than ever to advance cardiovascular medicine and create healthier communities. Make an appointment with one of our experts today.