Renowned specialists dedicated to the treatment of advanced heart failure

The heart doctors at Baylor Scott & White Advanced Heart Failure Clinic are experts in providing comprehensive care for patients with advanced heart failure from evaluation to diagnosis and treatment.

Their specialized cardiovascular care includes extensive education on medication, diet and lifestyle changes, exercise and cardiac rehabilitation, inotropic medications, access to advanced clinical research trials, evaluation for innovative surgical treatment options, such as a ventricular assist device (VAD), and evaluation for a heart transplant.

Our Dallas heart team is located on the campus of Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, which provides access to the largest heart transplant program in Texas and the second largest in the nation in terms of volumes. In addition, we have outreach heart clinics across Texas, allowing for easy and convenient patient access.

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Medical services

Baylor Scott & White Advanced Heart Failure Clinic offers expertise and treatment options conveniently located near you.

The services we offer include:

  • Specialized medical and nursing care
  • Extensive education on medication, diet and lifestyle changes
  • Exercise and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Outpatient IV inotropic medications
  • Evaluation for advanced surgical treatment options such as LVAD or bypass/valve surgery
  • Research studies
  • Heart transplant evaluation

The heart procedures we offer include:

  • Peripheral vascular studies
  • Carotid artery studies
  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress test
  • CT scan
  • Coronary catheterization
  • Heart biopsies
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Intracardiac hemodynamics

Pay bill

Baylor Scott & White Health is pleased to offer you multiple options to pay your bill. View our guide to understand your Baylor Scott & White billing statement. 

We offer two online payment options:

Other payment options:

  • Pay by mail

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    Please mail payment to the address listed on your statement.

  • Pay by phone

    Payments to HTPN can be made over the phone with our automated phone payment system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All payments made via the automated phone payment system will post the next business day. Please call 1.866.377.1650.

    If you need to speak to someone about a bill from a Baylor Scott & White Hospital, our Customer Service department is available to take payments over the phone from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM and can be reached at 1.800.994.0371.

  • Pay in person

    Payments can be made in person at the facility where you received services.

Financial assistance

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we want to be a resource for you and your family. Our team of customer service representatives and financial counselors are here to help you find financial solutions that can help cover your cost of care. We encourage you to speak to a member of our team at any time before, during or after care is received.

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Patient forms

To ensure that your visit to our office is as convenient and efficient as possible, we are pleased to offer our registration forms online. The patient registration form may be completed electronically and printed for better legibility or completed manually.

Clinical research and highlights in the media
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Congestive heart failure

Atmosphere
Primary investigator: Cara East, MD
Comparison of Tekturna® vs ACE inhibitor vs combination.

HeartMate III

Primary investigator: Brian Lima, MD
Implantation of HeartMate III LVAD, compared to HeartMate II LVAS, for refractory, left heart failure.

HeartMate PHP
Primary investigator: Shelley Hall, MD
Study to evaluate the HeartMate PHP in subjects with cardiogenic shock.

HOST-48
Primary investigator: Cara East, MD
A long-term follow-up of patients who had received autologous stem cells via chest surgery. 

INTERMACS
Primary investigator: Shelley Hall, MD
A national registry for mechanical circulatory support.

ixCELL
Primary investigator: Cara East, MD
Autologous stem cells, expanded over 2 weeks, delivered to the heart via a catheter-based system (NOGA) for CHF. 

Relax
Primary investigator: Cara East, MD
Serelaxin infusion (a mimic of endogenous relaxin) in acute, decompensated CHF. 

Renew
Primary investigator: Cara East, MD
Autologous stem cells delivered to the heart via a catheter-based system (NOGA) for angina. 

Roadmap
Primary investigator: Shelley Hall, MD
Observational study of patients who received the HeartMate II LVAD. 

Serca2a
Primary investigator: Brian Lima, MD
Gene therapy study, with genes implanted into the LV at the time of LVAD implantation. 

SSI
Primary investigator: Shelley Hall, MD
Driveline silicone skin interface registry, to look at factors that may lead to driveline infections.

Pulmonary hypertension

PIPF13
Primary investigator: Randy Rosenblatt, MD
A study to determine the efficacy of pirfenidone in interstitial lung disease (usual interstitial pneumonitis).

Macitentan Phase IV study
Primary investigator: Jon Kuiper, MD
An outcomes study of this drug, approved last fall.

Prospect
Primary investigator: Jon Kuiper, MD
A registry for patients with primary pulmonary hypertension, who receive treatment with RTS epoprostenol.

Symphony
Primary investigator: Jon Kuiper, MD
Study of a questionnaire specific for pulmonary hypertension patients.