Heart Clinic Physicians

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Lester Dyke, MD

Lester M. Dyke, MD

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
1801 South 5th St
Suite 215
McAllen, TX 78503
956-687-1581

Certifications: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Education: University of Texas Medical School, Galveston
Specialty Training: Dwight D Eisenhower Medical Center, Augusta, Ga.; Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Languages: English, Spanish


Interventional Cardiology

Federico Azpurua, MD

Federico Azpurua, MD

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Also Practices:
1010 S. James Street
Suite A
Weslaco, TX 78596

Specialty: Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Endovascular Intervention, Structural Heart Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology
Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Diplomate; National Board of Echocardiography, Diplomate; Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Diplomate; American Board of Vascular Medicine — Endovascular Intervention, Board Eligible
Education: Universidad Central de Venezuela
Specialty Training: Internal Medicine Residency: St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center - Tufts University, Boston, MA; Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: Texas Heart Institute - St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tx; Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Texas Heart Institute - St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tx.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Languages: English, Spanish

Carlos Giraldo

Carlos D. Giraldo, MD

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Specialty: Interventional Cardiology with Vascular/Peripheral training, General Cardiology with special training in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, and Nuclear Cardiology
Certifications:
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology.
Education:
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.
Specialty Training: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.; The Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, La.; The University of Florida—SHANDS, Jacksonville, Fla.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Center, Cornerstone Regional Hospital, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Languages: English, Spanish

 
Dileep Menon

Dileep Menon, MD

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Also Practices:
Heart Clinic
2768 Pharmacy Road
Rio Grande City, TX 78572

Specialty: Cardiology, Invasive, Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Intervention, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Computed Tomography, Hypertension
Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Board Eligible; Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Diplomate; Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography, Diplomate; American Society of Hypertension, Diplomate; American Board of Vascular Medicine—Endovascular Intervention, Board Eligible.
Education: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research—Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
Specialty Training: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Ill.; University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas; State University of New York, Stony Brook, N.Y.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Center, Cornerstone Regional Hospital, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital

 

Luis Padula

Luis E. Padula, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Also Practices:
Heart Clinic
5324 E. Highway 83, Building B, Suite 3
Rio Grande City, TX 78582
956-487-5621

Heart Clinic
2121 E. Griffin Parkway, Suite 13
Mission, TX 78572
956-424-3888

Specialties: General Cardiology, Invasive, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Intervention, Nuclear Cardiology
Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Qualification in Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
Education: Universidad Central de Venezuela—Doctor of Medicine
Specialty Training: Yale University/Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, Conn.;
University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Languages: English, Spanish

 

Carlos Pimentel

Carlos Pimentel, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Specialty: General Cardiology, Invasive/Noninvasive, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Intervention, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Pacing
Certifications: Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate; Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Education: Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador—Doctor of Medicine
Specialty Training: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta Ga.; Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Ohio; University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore Md.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Languages: English, Spanish

 

Posada

Juan Diego Posada, MD, FACC

Primary Location
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Also Practices:
2769 Pharmacy Road
Rio Grande City, TX 78572

Specialty: General Cardiology, Invasive, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Pacing, Nuclear Cardiology
Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Interventional Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate; Nuclear Cardiology
Education: Istituto de Ciencias de la Salud, Medellin, Colombia—Doctor of Medicine
Specialty Training: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami Fla.; Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Languages: English, Spanish

 

Quintana

Ofsman Quintana, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Also Practices:
Heart Clinic
2121 E. Griffin Parkway, Suite 13
Mission, TX 78572
956-424-3888

207 N. FM 2167
Suite 109
Rio Grande City, TX 78572

Specialty: Vascular Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine and Endovascular, Peripheral Intervention, Venous Disease and Intervention, Endovascular Intervention for Abdominal Aoritc Aneurysm (AAA), Cardiac Pacing
Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate; Board-eligible, American Board of Internal Medicine Interventional Cardiology
Education: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua—Doctor of Medicine
Specialty Training: Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens, Jamaica, N.Y.;
The New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Languages: English, Spanish


Electrophysiology

Taylor

Eric Taylor, MD, F.A.C.C.

Primary Location:
Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road
Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503
956-630-5522

Specialty: Electrophysiology, Cardiac Defibrillator Implantation, Cardiac Pacing, Cardiology/Electrophysiology
Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, added qualification in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Cardiovascular Disease, Diplomate; American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate
Education:The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
Specialty Training: The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.—Doctor of Medicine Specialty Training: The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.; The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, research fellow
Privileges: McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen Medical Center, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital, DHR


Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Rogelio Cruz, PA-C

Rogelio Cruz, PA-C

Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road, Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503

Certifications: National Board of Medical Examiners; Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Education: University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas
Specialty Training: Heart Clinic, PLLC, Harlingen, Texas; Heart Clinic, PLLC, Weslaco, Texas; Heart Clinic, PLLC, McAllen, Texas

 

 

 

Angelica Lozares

Angelica Lozares, RN, MSN, APRN-BC

Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road, Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503

Certifications: Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
Education: University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg Texas
Specialty Training:
Valley Heart Consultants; McAllen, Texas; Satellite Dialysis Center; Santa Rosa, Calif.; Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center; Edinburg, Texas; Diabetes and Endocrine Center; Mission, Texas; Fresenius Medical Center; McAllen, Texas
Languages: English, Filipino and some Spanish

 

Marife Somoso, MSN, FNP, CVNP-BC

Heart Clinic
500 E. Ridge Road, Suite 300
McAllen, TX 78503

Specialty: Cardiology
Certifications: Board of Nurse Examiners for Texas; American Nurse Credentialing Center; American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
Education: University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX; Malaybay Pukidnon, Philippines
Specialty Training: Nurse Practitioner Cardiology, Heart Clinic, PLLC, McAllen, TX; Nurse Practitioner of Cardiology, Valley Heart Consultants, McAllen, TX; Nurse Practitioner of Family Practice, Family Medical Center, Alamo, TX; Nurse Practitioner of Family Practice, El Milagro Clinic, McAllen, TX; Nurse Practitioner of Family Practice, Mediplex Health Clinic, Edinburg, TX
Languages: English

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