Cardiologists in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Heart

For more than 55 years, Methodist Healthcare has delivered innovative and comprehensive heart, lung and vascular care to patients of all ages. As the largest provider of cardiovascular services in South Texas, the Methodist Heart program maintains a world-class reputation and has received several prestigious accreditations for clinical excellence.

The breadth of cardiovascular services offered through the Methodist Heart network ranges from performing milestone “first” procedures in Texas, to being the only system offering an array of comprehensive cardiovascular services comparable to nationally recognized leaders. At the center of this program is the Methodist Heart Institute located at Methodist Hospital in the South Texas Medical Center, which offers the most comprehensive and specialized cardiovascular services in the region.

To schedule an appointment or find a doctor, please call (210) 575-0355.

Methodist Heart milestones

  • Largest Heart Transplant Program in South Texas, saving over 500 lives
  • South Texas’ only Aortic Aneurysm Program
  • Over 1,000 TAVR procedures performed
  • Over 140 ECMO procedures performed yearly (ELSO AWARD winning)
  • 25 Cath labs
  • 5 Accredited Chest Pain Center(s)
  • 2 Heart Failure Centers (Methodist Hospital and Methodist Hospital Northeast)

17 locations, 90 providers, 20 Cardiac Subspecialties and 322,849 Cardiac Procedures 2015-2019 (Medical, Procedural, Surgical).

Cardiovascular conditions we treat

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Aortic aneurysms/abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Angina (chest pain)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial septal defect (birth defect that causes a hole in the wall between the heart’s upper chambers)
  • Cardiomyopathy (hereditary disease of the heart muscle)
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Chest pain
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a deep vein, usually in the legs)
  • Diabetes
  • Diastolic dysfunction (stiff heart muscles)
  • Heart attack
  • Heart arrhythmia
  • Heart murmurs
  • Heart disease
  • Heart valve diseases
  • High blood pressure
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Long Q-T syndrome (heart rhythm disorder that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats)
  • Mitral valve prolapse (improper valve closure between the upper and lower left chambers)
  • Myocarditis (heart wall inflammation)
  • Patent foramen ovale (hole between the upper chambers of the heart)
  • Pericarditis (swelling of the membrane surrounding the heart)
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Rheumatic fever (disease resulting from inadequate treatment of strep throat or scarlet fever)
  • Silent ischemia (restricted flow of oxygen-rich blood)
  • Stroke
  • Sudden cardiac arrest
  • Syncope (fainting as a result of low blood pressure)
  • Vascular disease
To schedule an appointment or find a doctor, please call (210) 575-0355.

Pediatric heart conditions we treat

  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Arrhythmia conditions
  • Fetal cardiology
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart tumors
  • Hypertension
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Sudden cardiac arrest
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of fallot (TOF)
  • Transposition of great arteries (TGA)
  • Ventricular septal defects (VSD)
  • Valve disease

Services and procedures we perform

As the premier cardiovascular services provider in the region, the highly experienced cardiologists, pulmonologists and surgeons perform the comprehensive services and procedures offered throughout the Methodist Heart network, which include:

  • Disease management
  • Preventative cardiology
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Cardiovascular Testing and Imaging
  • Cardiac Genetic Testing
  • Cardiac Stress testing
  • Cardiac CT
  • Echocardiogram 3D Imaging
  • Heart and vascular surgery
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Thoracic surgery

At the center of the Methodist Heart network is the Methodist Heart and Lung Institute, which has created a highly specialized offering of services through the following centers and programs:

  • Adult congenital heart program
  • Aortic center
  • Arrhythmia center
  • Cardio-genetics program
  • Cardio-oncology program
  • Cardio hospitalist program
  • ECMO program
  • Heart failure and transplant center- providing advanced heart failure care
  • Heart valve center
  • Lung center
  • Vascular program

Specializing in pediatric cardiovascular services and procedures, the Methodist Children’s Heart Institute is one of the leading pediatric cardiovascular facilities in South Texas, and offers the following services:

  • 2-d and 3-d echocardiogram- fetal, infant and child
  • Angiogram and interventional cardiology
  • Cardiac CT imaging
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Heart failure
  • Hybrid procedures
  • Pediatric arrhythmia procedures and ablations
  • Pediatric cardiac surgery
  • Pediatric congenital heart program
  • Pediatric critical care (PICU, NICU)
  • Pediatric ECMO program
  • Valve disease

Advanced cardiac technologies and procedures

Taking care of the most hearts in South Texas means we have to stay current on the newest procedures and technologies. From advanced tools for diagnosing conditions to the latest surgical technologies, Methodist Heart is at the forefront of new research, technologies and the latest medical procedures.