Dr. Jorge M. Escobar Joins The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care
HOUSTON (January 20, 2022) — The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care, the clinical practice of The Texas Heart Institute, announced today that Jorge M. Escobar, MD has joined its growing practice.
Dr. Escobar completed his medical degree in his home country of Colombia at the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla and moved to the United States in 2008 to complete his medical residency training at The University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, and fellowship training in cardiology at The Texas Heart Institute. After graduation from the general cardiology fellowship program, he pursued an additional fellowship in interventional cardiology.
“Dr. Escobar has clinical and teaching expertise that aligns with our mission and vision of delivering the highest quality care and maintaining a culture of excellence in education, research, and innovation,” stated Joseph G. Rogers, MD, President and CEO of The Texas Heart Institute.
As a trainee of The Texas Heart Institute, Dr. Escobar trained in the newest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies in cardiovascular care.
“Dr. Escobar is a skilled cardiologist and interventionist who practices evidence-based medicine with a care model that emphasizes patient-centeredness. We are honored to have him join our practice,” said Stephanie Coulter, MD, Assistant Medical Director of The Texas Heart Institute.
Since 2005, Escobar has maintained academic faculty teaching appointments and brings extensive experience in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cardiovascular disease aimed at improving the health and well-being of his patients.
Prior to moving to Houston, he served as an Assistant Professor in the Anatomy and Human Physiology department at Fundación Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla Colombia, and from 2015-2019 he served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s Center for Advanced Heart Failure.
“Dr. Escobar is a gifted cardiologist who has dedicated his talents and expertise to the Houston community for over a decade and he is universally respected by his peers. His commitment to excellence and use of the most modern and innovative patient care tools supports our practice philosophy,” said Eduardo Hernandez, MD, President of The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care.
Dr. Escobar is fluent in Spanish and English. He will see patients at The Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care at 6624 Fannin Suite 2600, Houston, Texas 77030. For appointments, call (713) 790-9401.