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Cardiac Electrophysiologist Dr. Robert Paisley Joins The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care

HOUSTON June 17, 2023 — The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care is pleased to welcome Robert D. Paisley, MD, to its expanding practice.

Dr. Paisley is a cardiac electrophysiologist with expertise in diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders or arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs). He also specializes in implanting and managing pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr. Paisley believes in a patient-centered approach to care and works closely with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan.

“We are honored to welcome Dr. Paisley to our team.  He is a highly skilled and accomplished physician who has excelled academically and has been involved in developments that improve the lives of cardiac patients through his research. In addition, he has served his country with great dedication throughout his life,”  said Eduardo Hernandez, MD, interventional cardiologist and President of The Center.

Dr. Paisley graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School (The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) and completed an internship in internal medicine residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center before volunteering for a combat deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a battalion surgeon. Following service in the U.S. Army, he completed his internal medicine training at Baylor College of Medicine and went on to cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowships at The Texas Heart Institute.



About The Texas Heart Institute® Center for Cardiovascular Care

Since its inception in 1962, The Texas Heart Institute has provided exceptional care to patients worldwide. The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care is its clinical practice specializing in cardiovascular care in a sophisticated, welcoming, patient-centric atmosphere. Fully integrated with The Texas Heart Institute’s research and education arms, The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care attracts local, regional, and international patients seeking excellent cardiovascular care as well as cardiologists and heart surgeons looking for expert opinions for their most challenging cases. Texasheartmedical.org


About The Texas Heart Institute®

The Texas Heart Institute is an independent, nonprofit organization that is improving cardiovascular health through trailblazing research, thought leadership, education, and patient care. Located within the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and founded in 1962 by renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Denton Cooley, The Texas Heart Institute performed the first successful heart transplant and total artificial heart implant in the United States. Since then, our physicians and surgeons have remained recognized as worldwide leaders in diagnosing and treating even the most complex cardiovascular conditions. Research programs at The Texas Heart Institute continue pushing cardiovascular science’s boundaries by translating laboratory discovery to patient care. The Texas Heart Institute has been ranked among the top cardiovascular centers in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for over 30 years.  www.texasheart.org  @texasheartinstitute