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BCM Family Medicine on Kirby is without electrical power. Patients with appointments on Monday at this location will be moved to Baylor Medicine on the McNair Campus:  7200 Cambridge St, 7th floor, Suite 7B. Patients will be contacted. For questions, call 713-798-7700.

Healthcare: Cardiovascular Medicine

Services and Diagnostic Procedures of the Heart

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Dr. Yochai Birnbaum overseeing a Cardiology stress test

Baylor Medicine physicians have multiple areas of expertise, including areas of general cardiology, preventive cardiology, interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, heart failure, and cardiac transplantation, electrophysiology, and genetic heart disorders.

The services and diagnostic procedures performed by specialists at Baylor Medicine are:

  • Advanced Endovascular Therapies 
  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)
  • Aortic endovascular aneurysm repair
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography
  • Cardiac resynchronization
  • Carotid angiography and intervention
  • Cardotid Endarterectomy
  • Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT)
  • Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome
  • Closure for percutaneous atrial septal defect (ASD)
  • Closure for percutaneous patent foramen ovale (PFO)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiograph (EKG) tests
  • Electrophysiologic study and radiofrequency ablation
  • Familial atrial fibrillation
  • Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (IVF)
  • J wave syndrome or early repolarization syndrome
  • Laboratory tests
  • Lamin cardiomyopathies
  • LARIAT procedure
  • Laser lead extraction
  • Left ventricular noncompaction
  • Long QT syndrome (LQTS)
  • Muscular dystrophies with cardiomyopathy
  • Non-invasive tests of heart rhythms (Holter monitors, event recorders)
  • Nuclear imaging
  • Pacemakers and defibrillators
  • Percutaneous closure of paraprosthetic valvular leaks repairs
  • Percutaneous left atrial appendage closure
  • Percutaneous ventricular repair
  • Peripheral intervention
  • Progressive cardiac conduction system disease (PCCD)
  • Radiographic tests
  • Renal Artery Disease 
  • Short QT syndrome (SQTS)
  • Stress testing and non-invasive cardiac risk stratification
  • Titin cardiomyopathy
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair
  • Transcatheter mitral valve replacement


Cardiothoracic Surgery 

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 
  • Ascending Aneurysm 
  • Descending Aneurysm 
  • Ascending and Arch Aortic Aneurysms and Dissection 
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass
  • Carotid Artery Stent Procedure 
  • Coronary Artery Disease Coronary Bypass
  • Heart Valve Repair 
  • Minivalve 
  • Pacemaker 
  • Pericardiectomy 
  • Prolapse
  • TAVR