Dr. Shahin Tavackoli

Cardiology
Houston, TX
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Houston, TX

Address

925 Gessner Rd., Suite 630, Houston, TX
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My office hours

Tuesday: 10am - 12pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

About

Bio

Attended University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston where he won the John Wallace prize in Cardiology in 1998. He received his internal Medicine training at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston and his Cardiology training at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Throughout his training, Dr Tavackoli has been heavily involved in clinical, benchmark, and animal research and has published in several peer reviewed Journals. Dr. Tavackoli’s main interest is the well being of his patients achieved through prevention and the health maintenance. He is interested and certified in performance and interpretation of nuclear cardiac studies, echocardiograms (both transthoracic and transesophageal), Cardiac catheterization and permanent pacemaker implantation. He is also highly interested in treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, lipid disorders and malignant hypertension. Dr Tavackoli is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a clinical assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine.

Specialties
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Cardiology

Languages spoken

Persian

Doctor Q&A

368 Answers
33 Agrees
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
PVC possibly: Several things come to mind, but you almost exactly describe the feeling some patients get when they have a premature beat (these are typically benign ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: Atrial fibrillation does not usually lead to VF unless the person also has WPW syndrome. If one has not been diagnosed with WPW, the chances of atria ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Bradycardia: Bradycardia in a person who is physically very active is normal. If you are performing aerobic exercise on a regular basis, do not worry about a hear ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tavackoli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tavackoli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! thank u very much im medical student searching arrhythmia and their treatment so your post made me very happy to understand this .........thank u
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According to 2 different cardiologist it is takosubo syn. So me I'm just going by what they say they kept him in cardiac intensive care Ty
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I exercise 5 days a week for 30- 60 min.:-) Thank You for assuring me.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

John Wallace Prize in Cardiology

Affiliations

Memorial Hermann Memorial City
American College of Cardiology
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