HeartPlace In The News

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April 2013

Congratulations to both Dr. Gene Henderson and Dr. Rajjit Abrol for being named as The Best Doctors in Collin County 2013.

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March 2013

Dr. Craig Delaughter, MD, PhD of HeartPlace MidCities on CW33 News

Run Away Heart: Athlete Gets in Shape, Discovers Heart Condition
KDAF-TV (CW33)

March 9, 2012 – Chris Langston is about as fit as you can get–as a triathlete he's always swimming, running or biking. Then early last summer while his head said go but his heart said no. "I would feel like my heart just wanted to beat out of my chest," Chris recalled. His doctor referred him to Baylor-All Saints cardiac-electro physiologist Craig Delaughter who recommended a high tech, minimally invasive catheter procedure in which an electrode tip is guided like a GPS to find the exact spot where the abnormal beats are coming from Watch Video

 

February 2013




December 2012

A Record Number of Heart Transplants were Performed over the weekend, just in time for Christmas.

Last week, four local TV stations aired stories about Baylor University Medical Center's heart transplant program. A record number of heart transplants were performed over the weekend, just in time for Christmas. Three patients were highlighted: Cary Brown (WFAA), Sandra Lee (NBC5 and CBS11), and Harold Priest (Fox4).Dr. Shelley Hall, medical director, heart transplantation and mechanical assist devices, was interviewed for the stories.

Busy Weekend For Heart Transplants At Baylor Medical Dallas KTVT-TV (CBS11)

 

Watch the video here: dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/12/27/busy-weekend-for-heart-transplants-at-baylor-medical-dallas/

Heart Transplant Patient Gets Christmas Wish KDFW-TV (Fox4)
Watch the video here: www.myfoxdfw.com/video?clipId=8109052

Baylor Hospital Performs Record Number of Heart Transplants KXAS-TV (NBC5)

Watch the video here: www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/Baylor-Hospital-Performs-Record-Number-of-Heart-Transplants-184987181.html

 

Chianti Moore
 
Chianti Moore

October 2012

Dr. Thomas Hoang, M.D. of HeartPlace Richardson recommends the da Vinci robot.

Dr. Thomas Hoang, a cardiac surgeon at HeartPlace Richardson, recommends the da Vinci robot for HeartPlace employee Chianti Moore in place of traditional thorasic surgery. Check out the story posted on the Methodist Health System website.

www.methodisthealthsystem.org/ChiantiMoore – "Instead of having the long, painful recovery often associated with thoracotomy, Moore went home five days after surgery, felt normal again not long thereafter, and has minimal scarring."

 

September 2012

Dr. Nhan Nguyen of HeartPlace Richardson and HeartPlace Renner recognized in the Methodist Health System Progress Notes Publication

 

August 2012

Dr. Rick Snyder of HeartPlace Medical City and President of the Dallas County Medical Society in the news

Dr. Rick Snyder speaks on behalf of the Dallas County Medical Society about West Nile virus & aerial spraying.
WFAA-TV (Channel 8)
August 7, 2012

Dr. Rick Snyder speaks on behalf of the Dallas County Medical Society about West Nile virus & aerial spraying. FOX4-TV (Channel 4)
August 7, 2012

Dr. Rick Snyder speaks on behalf of the Dallas County Medical Society about West Nile virus & aerial spraying. NBC5-TV (Channel 5)
August 16, 2012

HeartPlace welcomes Dr. Vijay S. Ramanath, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Vijay S. Ramanath, M.D., F.A.C.C.
 
Vijay S. Ramanath, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Ramanath specializes in interventional cardiology including peripheral vascular interventions and general cardiology. He is board Certified in the following

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Echocardiography

Dr. Ramanath will be practicing at the HeartPlace Plano West and HeartPlace Allen locations.

Welcome aboard Dr. Ramanath!

 

 

April – May 2012

Dr. Shelley Hall of HeartPlace BHVH (Baylor Heart & Vascular Hospital) in the news

Message from 20-year-old transplant recipient: 'Keep the faith'
WFAA-TV (Channel 8)
May 22, 2012–Dr. Shelley Hall, medical director of heart transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and a physician on staff Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, was interviewed by channel 8's Debbie Denmon about Kareen Momo, a 20-year-old heart transplant patient.
media.baylorhealth.com/pages/bhcs_052212b

Heart Recipient Makes Debut at Byron Nelson Championship
WFAA-TV (Channel 8)
May 15, 2012–Dr. Shelley Hall, medical director of heart transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and a physician on staff Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, was interviewed by channel 8's George Riba about Erik Compton, who is making his first appearance on the tour. Compton has had two heart transplants.
media.baylorhealth.com/pages/bhcs_051512

Organ Transplant Recipients Reunite at Baylor Center in Dallas
Dallas Morning News
April 15, 2012– Gloomy weather didn't stop hundreds of transplant recipients from celebrating life on Sunday. Watch this video from the 25th annual reunion for those who have received organs at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Baylor All Saints Fort Worth offered patients a chance to catch up with one another, hospital staff and their surgeons.
media.baylorhealth.com/pages/bhcs_041512

Peter Tauriainen, M.D.
 
Peter Tauriainen

HeartPlace welcomes Dr. Peter Tauriainen, M.D.

Dr. Tauriainen specializes in Thoracic Surgery. He is board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Tauriainen will be practicing at our HeartPlace Baylor Plano location.

Welcome aboard Dr. Tauriainen!

 

November 2011

D Magazine The Best Doctors in Dallas

Five HeartPlace physicians were chosen for D Magazine's 2011 edition of The Best Doctors in Dallas. Pick up your copy today or subscribe online!

Congratulations to all of our HeartPlace doctors:

 

October 2011

Dr. Peter A. Frenkel, MD of HeartPlace Garland on NBC5 News

Doctors say the emotional highs and lows you experience when watching your favorite sports team has a real impact on your heart. Click here to see Dr. Frenkel discuss common game day related heart concerns.

 

September 2011

Dr. Joel Roffman M.D. of HeartPlace Baylor Plano launches his first Electronic Newsletter

You can read the first edition by clicking here. To subscribe to Dr. Roffman's newsletter, send an email to dr.roffman@gmail.com and ask to be added.

HeartPlace HEB's Dr. Iyad Rashdan, M.D.

HeartPlace HEB's Dr. Rashdan in the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital "What's Up Doc?" newsletter discussing women and cardiovascular disease. Click here to read the newsletter and check out page 2!

HeartPlace joins the American Heart Association for Heart Walk 2011

Join us for this year's AMA Heart Walk! On September 10th, HeartPlace will be participating in both the Dallas Heart Walk and the Tarract County Heart Walk. Come join us! Check out our facebook page for photos from the event coming soon!

 

August 2011

HeartPlace welcomes Carl J. Horton Jr, MD

Dr. Horton specializes in Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology. He is board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Horton will be practicing at our HeartPlace South Arlington location. Welcome to HeartPlace Dr. Horton!

 

July 2011

Sanjay Bhargava, MD, FACC, FSCAI
 
Sanjay Bhargava

HeartPlace welcomes Dr. Sanjay Bhargava, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Dr. Bhargava specializes in Interventional Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology. He is board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, and Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Bhargava will be practicing at our HeartPlace Huguley location.

Welcome aboard Dr. Bhargava!

 

 

 

 

June 2011

HeartPlace Baylor PlanoHeartPlace opens new location in Plano – HeartPlace Baylor Plano

In an effort to better serve our patients, we've added another convenient location. HeartPlace Baylor Plano opens at 4716 Alliance Boulevard, Suite 470, Plano, Texas 75093. Please call (972) 941-3100 to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Joel Roffman MD and Dr. Thomas Hoang MD will be practicing at our newest HeartPlace location. The staff at our HeartPlace Baylor location is the most personable and professional imaginable. Ask us for references, who can then give testimonials. Our patients will agree, Dr. Joel Roffman MD combines a rare blend of competence and bedside manner – unmatched in the entire region.

Come see us at HeartPlace Baylor Plano! Call for your appointment today!

 

February 2011

Dr. Richard Snyder of HeartPlace Medical City briefs the House Republican Freshman

Dr. Richard Snyder was asked to present on various aspects of health care reform representing the American College of Cardiology in a briefing to the House Republican Freshman on February 8, 2011. Click here to read a transcript of the briefing.

Dr. Snyder is the President-elect of the Dallas County Medical Society for 2011, and will be the President for 2012.

 

Georges A. Feghali
 
Georges A. Feghali

January 2011

HeartPlace welcomes Dr. Georges Feghali, MD, FACC!

Dr. Feghali specializes in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease. He is board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, and Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Feghali will be practicing at our HeartPlace BHVH and HeartPlace Corsicana locations.

Welcome aboard Dr. Feghali!

 

December 2010

Texas Monthly MagazineHeartPlace proudly congratulates 11 of our physicians being named Super Doctors of 2010!

11 of our physicians were listed in Texas Monthly Magazine as Super Doctors for 2010!

 

November 2010

HeartPlace on Facebook

HeartPlace launches facebook fan page!

HeartPlace launches a facebook fan page. Click here to visit our fanpage! Become a fan and get tons of heart healthy tips and recipes and more! We'll share our favorite links and videos and HeartPlace updates. Make your heart happy and find us on facebook!

 

 Joel A. Roffman, M.D.
 
Joel A. Roffman, M.D.

October 2010

HeartPlace's Dr. Joel Roffman speaks in the Sister Alice Potts Endowed Lecture Series

Presentation Title: "Beyond Testing and Prescribing.Becoming a More Complete Healer"
Presented By: Joel Roffman, M.D.
Date: 10/26/10
Time: 8am to 9am
Location: Hickey Auditorium, Main Building, Floor 11 (R11.1400)
Format: Grand Rounds
CME: AMA PRA Category 1, 1.0 credit hours
Sponsor: Div. of Cancer Medicine

Please click here to visit the event online.

 

September 2010

HeartPlace participates in the American Heart Association's HeartWalk

Every year HeartPlace participates in the American Heart Association's HeartWalk. Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of all Americans? In fact, someone dies from CVD every 38 seconds! Join HeartPlace and more than a million people in 300+ cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and helping save lives!

Join us Saturday September 11th as we join thousands of others and walk with the American Heart Association! HeartPlace will be participating in both the Dallas HeartWalk and Tarrant County HeartWalk. We hope to see you there!

 

Craig Delaughter, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS
 
Craig Delaughter, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS

August 2010

HeartPlace welcomes Craig Delaughter, M.D., PhD

HeartPlace welcomes another new physician, Craig Delaughter, M.D., PhD! Dr. Delaughter will be practicing at our HeartPlace Grapevine location.

June 2010

HeartPlace's Dr. Nguyen in ON magazine

Our very own Dr. Nhan Nguyen of HeartPlace Richardson was featured in an article for ON magazine. You may read the article in PDF format by clicking here.

ON Magazine
HOME 2010 – II Volume 7 No 3 II Home 2010 II
Pages 70-71
Published by Innovative Direct Media, Ltd

 

May 2010

Join HeartPlace on Facebook!

HeartPlace is pleased to announce our very own Facebook group is now open. If you are already a member of Facebook, please feel free to join the HeartPlace group for periodic news announcements, information, recipes, heart healthy tips and more. Just click the image to the left to follow us on Facebook!

 

April 2010

HeartPlace welcomes 3 new physicians to our family! Scott L. Greenberg, M.D. now practicing at HeartPlace Grapevine and HeartPlace North Hills.

Scott L. Greenberg, M.D.

Scott L. Greenberg, M.D.