Texas Heart Institute

Texas Heart® Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center - Houston, TX


6770 Bertner Ave

Houston, TX 77030



8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

As one of the largest cardiovascular centers in the country, the Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center paves the way for best practices and advancements in 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.

Our hospital is a true center of excellence in the fields of cardiology and cardiac surgery. Our providers performed the first successful heart transplant in the United States and the world's first implantation of an artificial heart in a man. They have also made breakthroughs in treating patients with the most complex conditions.

Latest News

Dr. Kenneth Liao Completes 100th Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Liao has been performing and pioneering robotic cardiac surgery techniques in robotic cardiac surgery for over 15 years. His techniques boast faster recovery, better patient survival, and fewer reoperation rates compared to conventional open-heart surgery. Learn More

Baylor St. Luke's Named Among Best Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery

U.S. News & World Report ranked Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center 17th in the nation for Cardiology & Heart Surgery based on critical health elements, such as patient survival and safety, hospital reputation and care-related factors. Read More

Baylor St. Luke's Becomes First HeartCARE Center of Excellence in Houston

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) recognized Baylor St. Luke's for its commitment to consistent, high-quality cardiovascular care through comprehensive process improvement, disease and procedure-specific accreditation, professional excellence, and community engagement. Read More

Why choose the Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke's?

Our renowned specialists use unparalleled experience and medical breakthroughs to save countless lives. We offer the latest treatment options and continually develop new, advanced treatments. As an international referral center supported by some of the nation's leading cardiovascular teams, we treat the most difficult cases in patients from over 75 countries.

  • World-Renowned Physicians. Our physicians are leaders in innovative, ground-breaking 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. The 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 advances in preventative care.
  • Unprecedented experience. To date, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has performed more than 250,000 heart catheterizations; 115,000 open-heart surgeries; 1,450 heart transplants; and 1,000 LVAD implants.
  • World-Class Collaboration. Together, the Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine are conducting research at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, including clinical trials that could 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 with shorter operations, shorter hospitalizations, faster healing, and minimal scarring.

The 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.

Services & Specialties

Cardiovascular Care

Featured Updates

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FEB 08, 2021

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How Music Can Improve Our Heart Health

FEB 04, 2021

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