What We Offer
From promoting good heart Health to providing most effective diagnostics and treatments available to cardiology patients today. northwest Houston Heart Center is ready to guide you through complexities of any cardiovascular condition.
Our dynamic team incorporates the talents of the finest award winning cardiologists with academic medical center experience and highly trained staff equipped with latest diagnostic equipment to provide you with the most innovative Cardiac Care in area.
Northwest Houston Heart Center is one of only three centers in Houston area equipped with state of the art dedicated Cardiac PET scanner for early and precise diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD).
The Gold Standard
Cardiac PET Scan is emerging as the gold standard and most reliable non invasive cardiac test in diagnosing Coronary Heart Disease. Clinic studies have shown that Cardiac PET Scan is more accurate than other tests such as electrocardiogram (ECG) stress testing, single photo emission computer tomography (SPECT or traditional nuclear stress testing) in diagnosing Coronary Heart Disease. Early detection of Coronary Heart Disease is vital as the early treatment of CHD can prevent Heart attacks. Addition of Cardiac PET Scanner gives our physicians ability to provide our patients the highest standard of care in the non invasive diagnosis of CHD. Northwest Houston Heart Center cardiac PET laboratory is certified by the high standards of Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear medicine Laboratories (ICANL) and our echocardiography laboratory is certified by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL).
Why Choose Us
Our physicians are performing complex coronary, lower extremity and carotid interventions percutaneously or endovascularly using balloons, stents and advanced laser therapies. Where indicated, these minimally invasive procedures can obviate the need for more extensive surgical procedures and minimize the patient stay in the hospital and lead to rapid recovery compare to open surgical procedures. Our physicians are also very well trained in the placement and follow up care of cardiac pacemakers. We place a great emphasis on early identification of cardiovascular risk factors and preventive cardiovascular care and educating our patients in heart healthy living, we believe best outcomes can only be achieved when patients are well informed about their medical conditions and doctors and patients work as a team, we take a great pride in the wonderful team we have built at Northwest Houston Heart Center.