Dr. Arvind Bhimaraj MD Cardiologist

Dr. Arvind Bhimaraj is a cardiologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and The Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 37 doctors at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and one of 148 at The Methodist Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Heart Failure & Transplantation

Hospital Affiliation

The Methodist Hospital
Ranked #14 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004–2007

John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2007–2010

Gandhi Medical College
Class of 2001

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Heart failure, mechanical assist devices and transplantation medicine, 2010–2011

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

A simplified echocardiographic technique for detecting continuous-flow left ventricular assist device malfunction due to pump thrombosis.
Estep, J. D.,Vivo, R. P.,Cordero-Reyes, A. M.,Bhimaraj, A.,Trachtenberg, B. H.,Torre-Amione, G.,Chang, S. M.,Elias, B.,Bruckner, B. A.,Suarez, E. E.,Loebe, M.

High proportion of patients with end-stage heart failure regardless of aetiology demonstrates anti-cardiac antibody deposition in failing myocardium: humoral activation, a potential contributor of disease progression.
Youker, K. A.,Assad-Kottner, C.,Cordero-Reyes, A. M.,Trevino, A. R.,Flores-Arredondo, J. H.,Barrios, R.,Fernandez-Sada, E.,Estep, J. D.,Bhimaraj, A.,Torre-Amione, G.

Percutaneous placement of an intra-aortic balloon pump in the left axillary/subclavian position provides safe, ambulatory long-term support as bridge to heart transplantation.
Estep, J. D.,Cordero-Reyes, A. M.,Bhimaraj, A.,Trachtenberg, B.,Khalil, N.,Loebe, M.,Bruckner, B.,Orrego, C. M.,Bismuth, J.,Kleiman, N. S.,Torre-Amione, G.

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