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MeetOur Physicians

  • Sanjay Chamakura

    Dr. Chamakura specializes in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • Juzar Lokhandwala
    M.D, R.V.T, R.P.V.I, F.S.C.A.I, F.S.V.M


  • Mark A. Peterman
    M.D.

    Dr. Peterman attended Rice University in Houston, where he received his undergraduate degree in Biology. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He completed his Fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology also at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Peterman is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, and Endovascular Medicine. In addition to general and interventional cardiology, he has a part...

  • William H. Nesbitt
    M.D.

    Dr. Nesbitt attended Baylor University where he received his undergraduate degree.

  • Timothy Dao
    M.D.


Welcome to HeartPlace

Mission Statement:

HeartPlace is the past, present, and future of cardiology in North Texas. Founded almost 50 years ago, HeartPlace is the oldest and largest cardiovascular group in North Texas. From its small beginning in Dallas, HeartPlace has grown to over 70 physicians throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. HeartPlace has been an innovator in cardiovascular services, introducing to the North Texas area procedures such as coronary angiography, angioplasty, coronary stenting, and electrophysiology. This dedication to innovative techniques and procedures has guaranteed our patients the latest and most up-to-date cardiovascular services...

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    Chronic use of some drugs for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) speeds up the aging of blood vessels, according to a published paper in Circulation Research (early online), an American Heart Association journal. This accelerated aging in humans could lead to increased cardiovascular disease, vascular dementia and renal failure.

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    he genetic architecture of a debilitating and potentially fatal vascular disease has for the first time been detailed in its entirety, providing clinicians with the comprehensive data needed to improve diagnosis and deliver more personalised patient care. Scientists investigating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) have compiled the most up to date and complete record of all the defective variations found in the genes that cause the disease. Source: Medical Xpress Read More Read More

  • Updated screening policies could detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms

    Updating national screening policies could help detect a deadly form of aneurysm in older men; saving lives and resources, according to research presented in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Source: Medical Xpress Read More Read More

  • Risk score developed for life expectancy of hospital patients

    Researchers at the MedUni Vienna's University Department of Anaesthetics, General Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, the University Department of Internal Medicine III and the Centre for Medical Statistics, Information Technology and Intelligent Systems have developed the world's first prognosis scoring system (PANDORA score) for hospital patients and their life expectancy within the next 30 days. This is the first specific undertaking from the "nutritionDay worldwide" project, launched ten years ago by Michael Hiesmayr, Head of the Clinical Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, in collaboration with Karin Schindler at the MedUni Vienna. Source: Medical Xpress Read More Read More

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    Binge-eating disorder (BED) was linked with a broad range of other illnesses in a recent study, with the strongest associations related to the endocrine and circulatory systems.

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