MeetOur Physicians

  • Vikas Jindal
    M.D.


  • Cyril Varughese
    D.O.


  • Peter A. Frenkel
    M.D.

    Dr. Frenkel specializes in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • Azam Anwar
    M.D.

    Dr. Anwar received his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine.

  • Gautam Reddy
    M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

    Dr. Gautam Reddy is a graduate of the Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, India and completed Residency at the University of Connecticut.

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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  • PAD patients on statins may have lower amputation, death risk

    People who have peripheral artery disease (PAD) and take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have a lower risk of amputation and death than PAD patients who don't take statins. And the higher the dose of statins, the lower the risks, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Peripheral Vascular Disease 2016 Scientific Sessions.

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  • New online calculator estimates cardiovascular disease risk

    The new Healthy Heart Score developed by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) gives individuals an easy method to estimate their 20-year risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) based on simple lifestyle habits. The free web-based survey, which will be found at www.healthyheartscore.com, also gives users practical tips for improving their scores by incorporating heart-healthy habits into their daily lives. "Currently recommended risk models for CVD are harder for an individual to calculate on their own because they include clinical risk factors such as elevated cholesterol and blood pressure. These risk scores, which are mostly used in doctors' offices, often underestimate the burden of CVD among middle-aged adults, and women in particular," said Stephanie Chiuve, a research associate in the Department of Nutrition at HSPH and assistant professor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital. "The Healthy Heart Score is all about modifiable lifestyle risks, which may increase awareness of CVD prevention through lifestyle interventions earlier in life, prior to the development of clinical risk factors." Source: Medical News Today Read More Read More

  • AFib patients at risk for stroke often prescribed aspirin instead of anticoagulants

    More than one-in-three patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib), or irregular heartbeat, with an intermediate-to-high-risk of stroke are prescribed aspirin instead of oral anticoagulants, despite guidelines recommending the use of oral anticoagulants for this group of patients, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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