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About the Center for Valve Disorders

The Center for Valve Disorders, a part of Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Dallas, provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with any type of structural heart disease.

A multidisciplinary team of interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and imaging specialists applies advanced technology and techniques in the treatment of aortic and mitral valve disease.

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Conditions Treated

Specialized Interventions

Physicians on the medical staff at the Center for Valve Disorders are highly skilled and experienced in both open and percutaneous procedures. Specialized interventions include:

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) through research studies and commercial availability.
  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair through research studies and commercial availability.
  • Evaluation for mitral valve repair over replacement. Repair in most cases is the better option for long-term survival with fewer complications
  • Minimally invasive valve repair and replacement using sternal sparing, port-access approaches

Advanced Imaging Services

The Center for Valve Disorders offers comprehensive, on-site cardiovascular imaging and radiology services. In a single visit, patients can undergo thorough, quality testing, allowing physicians to develop a personalized diagnostic and treatment plan.


Through the Center for Valve Disorders, patients have access to clinical trials studying new devices and treatment methods for valvular disease. Patients are individually evaluated to determine if they are candidates for a clinical trial.

A Multidisciplinary and Dedicated Physician Team

Patients referred to the Center for Valve Disorders are evaluated and treated by a multidisciplinary team of physicians with advanced expertise in the treatment of valve disease. This team includes interventional cardiologists, imaging specialists and cardiovascular surgeons who are committed to providing innovative, quality care. The entire team collaborates with one another, as well as with patients' referring physicians, to produce significantly positive outcomes.

The following physicians are on the medical staff at the Center for Valve Disorders:

  • James W. Choi, MD, FACC, FSCAI
  • Paul A. Grayburn, MD, FACC
  • Robert F. Hebeler, Jr. MD, FACS
  • Albert Carl Henry III, MD, FACS
  • Stuart R. Lander, MD, FACC
  • Juan MacHannaford, MD
  • Robert C. Stoler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
  • Ravi C. Vallabhan, MD, FACC, FSCAI
  • Haojie Wang, MD, PhD, FACC, RPVI

Center for Valve Disorders Clinical Team

Nurse Practitioner:
Maninder J. Kaur, RN, MS, APRN, ANP-BC

Clinical Coordinators:
Rochelle A. Adewuyi, MBA, BSN, RN
Paz McDonald, MSN, CCRN, RN-BC

For more information about the Center for Valve Disorders, please call 214-820-3604.

Patient Service Advantages

  • Comprehensive imaging services offering advanced equipment and experienced technologists
  • Physicians and cardiac nurses specially trained in the treatment of valve disease
  • Compassionate and experienced clinical staff
  • All evaluations performed on the same day in a single location, whenever possible, making it easier on the patient
  • Access to clinical trials for qualified candidates

Days/Hours of Operation

Wednesdays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Office hours Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call our Center for Valve Disorders at 214.820.3604, or send an email to

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