MeetOur Physicians

  • Amir I. Choudhry

    Dr. Choudhry specializes in cardiovascular disease. He also practices at the HeartPlace Plano West Vein Clinic.

  • Andrew H. Miller
    M.D., F.A.C.C

    Dr. Miller practices general, interventional and preventative cardiology.

  • Brent Patterson

    Heart Healthy Tips & News

    • Testosterone supplementation does not result in progression of atherosclerosis

      Among older men with low testosterone levels, testosterone administration for 3 years compared with placebo did not result in a significant difference in the rates of change in atherosclerosis (thickening and hardening of artery walls), nor was it associated with improved overall sexual function or health-related quality of life, according to a study in JAMA. Source: Medical News Today Read More Read More

    • Text/Email Appointment Reminders

      Never forget another appointment! We are now offering text and email* appointment reminders. We have 3 convenient ways to opt in, please see the front desk staff, text HEARTPLACE to 622622, or scan the QR code on this flyer. Read More Read More

    • New drug '20% more effective than ACE inhibitors' for treating heart failure

      For treating patients with chronic heart failure, ACE inhibitors are usually the first port of call. But a new study claims an experimental drug called LCZ696 performs around 20% better than ACE inhibitors when it comes to reducing rates of hospitalizations and deaths due to chronic heart failure. Source: MedicalNewsToday Read More Read More

    • Race and ethnicity important when evaluating risk of fat around the heart

      A man's likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart - an important indicator of heart disease risk - may be better determined if doctors consider his race and ethnicity, as well as where on his body he's building up excess fat, reveals an international evaluation led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Source: MedicalNewsToday Read More Read More

    • Endovascular intervention associated with improved functional outcomes following stroke compared to standard treatment

      In a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke, an endovascular intervention (such as use of a very small catheter to remove a blood clot) compared to standard medical care (administration of a clot dissolving agent) was associated with improved functional outcomes and higher rates of functional independence at 90 days, but no significant difference in symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain) or all-cause mortality, according to a study in JAMA. Source: Medical News Today Read More Read More

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