Jose G Diez, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Jose G Diez, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. Photo

Position

Associate Professor
Medicine-Cardiology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Addresses

O'Quinn Medical Tower (Clinic)
6624 Fannin, #2480
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-5570
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HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center (Hospital)
1313 Hermann Dr.
Houston, Texas 77004
United States
(713) 527-5000
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O'Quinn Medical Tower (Office)
6624 Fannin, #2480
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-5570
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CHI St. Luke's Health (Hospital)
6720 Bertner Ave.
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(832) 355-1000
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Texas Children's Hospital (Hospital)
6621 Fannin St.
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(832) 824-1000
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Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Medical School
    01/1989 - Bogota Colombia
  • Fellowship at Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine
    06/1998 - Houston, Texas United States

    Cardiology

  • Residency at Carney Hospital – Categorical Program, Boston University School of Medicine
    06/1995 - Boston, Massachusetts United States

    Internal Medicine

  • Residency at Universitario San Ignacio, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
    10/1993 - Bogota Colombia

    Internal Medicine

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

Dr. José G. Díez is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology. He serves as senior research scientist in interventional cardiology at the Texas Heart Institute at CHI Baylor St Luke's Medical Center (THI at BSLMC) and clinical associate professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is on the interventional cardiology professional staff at THI at BSLMC and the consulting staff of the cardiology service at the Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. Dr. Díez is also an associate editor of the Texas Heart Institute Journal. A graduate of Javeriana University in Bogotá, Colombia, Dr. Díez completed an internal medicine residency at the same institution and another at Boston University in Massachusetts. Dr. Díez completed his training in cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology at the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, where he served as chief fellow. His previous academic experience includes appointments at Baylor College of Medicine as director of invasive cardiology at the Baylor Heart Clinic and director of interventional cardiology research. At Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, he served as director of clinical and interventional research and co-director of the cardiovascular catheterization laboratories. He has received research and education awards from the Mueller Foundation, the EVEREST program, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Heart Association. His interests include acute coronary syndromes; acute and chronic aortic syndromes (aortic aneurysms, aortic dissection, Marfan syndrome); valvular disease (with a focus on the aortic valve and new therapies, such as transcatheter aortic valve implantation TAVI/TAVR); atherothrombosis; antiplatelet and antithrombin therapy; interventional strategies and devices; and vascular biology. Dr. Díez is fluent in both English and Spanish. He is currently accepting new patients, including those seeking to begin cardiovascular care and treatment and those seeking secondary opinions and consultations

Professional Achievements

  • American College of Cardiology Interventional Scientific Council and Section
    01/2005 - Member

Professional Specialties

  • Cardiology

  • Cardiovascular Surgery