Cardiology & Interventional Vascular Associates

The CIVA Cardiology team includes board certified diagnostic and interventional cardiologists specializing in broad range of cardiac treatments.

We have convenient locations in Dallas, Rockwall, Kaufman and Greenville, Texas.

04/28/2020

We understand that during this time of uncertainty there is a great deal of interest in being tested for COVID-19. Please contact your provider’s office for more information about testing.

04/27/2020

In an effort to reduce community spread, we are permitting only one person to accompany patients to their appointment if assistance is needed, either due to mobility or communication concerns. Additionally, this person must be at least 16 years of age or older and will be screened at the practice. Thank you for understanding.

04/24/2020

As we work to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect our patients and staff, we are not able to accept online appointments at this time. To schedule an appointment, please call your provider’s office directly.

04/16/2020

The Venefit Closure procedure offers some patients a non-surgical way to reduce the health risks related to large varicose veins. The vascular surgeons of Texas Health Physicians Group use this and other advanced techniques to treat disorders of the circulatory system. https://bit.ly/3bVFIBS

04/07/2020

A common symptom of heart disease can be heartburn that doesn’t go away, which may be easily dismissed. Learn about other not-so-obvious symptoms of heart disease from the cardiologists of Texas Health Physicians Group. https://bit.ly/3bVFIBS

03/19/2020

The Venefit Closure procedure offers some patients a non-surgical way to reduce the health risks related to large varicose veins. The vascular surgeons of Texas Health Physicians Group use this and other advanced techniques to treat disorders of the circulatory system. https://bit.ly/3bVFIBS

03/10/2020

A common symptom of heart disease can be heartburn that doesn’t go away, which may be easily dismissed. Learn about other not-so-obvious symptoms of heart disease from the cardiologists of Texas Health Physicians Group. https://bit.ly/3bVFIBS

03/02/2020

It may seem unnecessary to focus daily on heart health if no issues are present. But it’s the everyday things a person does (like smoke) or doesn’t do (like live an active lifestyle) that increase the risk of developing heart disease. Get heart healthy with Texas Health Physicians Group. https://bit.ly/3bVFIBS

02/27/2020

Brian D. Lé, M.D., FACC - WFAA Good Morning Texas

Who’s at risk for atrial fibrillation, an irregular and often rapid heart rate? It can strike with little warning. Learn about advanced detection and treatment of Afib from Dr. Brian Lé.

Texas Health Resources http://www.TexasHealth.org 1-877-THR-WELL

02/26/2020

Heart disease is often considered a male issue. But the reality is it’s the leading cause of death in both men and women in the U.S. Learn how symptoms of heart disease may differ in women.https://txhealth.org/HeartDiseaseWomen

health.usnews.com 02/25/2020

13 Questions Your Doctor Wants You to Ask

A curious patient is a healthy patient. But often in their haste to be cured, patients fail to ask doctors questions about their health when they have the chance. See the 13 questions doctors wish their patients would ask.

health.usnews.com Make the most of your doctor's visit to become an empowered patient.

02/24/2020

Without smoothly flowing blood, the body cannot function. The vascular surgeons of Texas Health Physicians Group are trained to treat disorders that disrupt the circulatory system along with other types of vascular disease. https://bit.ly/38I09jJ

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org 02/23/2020

How a Lack of Sleep Affects Your Body - Are You a Well Being?

The symptoms of not getting enough sleep are lengthy, and they include high blood pressure. Check out these remedies for a good night’s sleep:

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org It can be hard to get a good night's rest in today's modern world, but a lack of sleep can affect your health. Learn how to get more restful sleep.

heart.org 02/22/2020

How does Plant-Forward (Plant-Based) Eating Benefit your Health?

Whether considering eating less meat or giving it up entirely this year, the benefits are clear: less risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. The key is adding high-quality plant-based foods for improved health, says the American Heart Association.

heart.org Whether you’re considering eating less meat or giving it up entirely, the benefits are clear.

02/21/2020

Dr. Charles Levin has been caring for North Texas hearts since 1979, and has been recognized for his diagnostic and technical skills, as well as excellence in patient care. Meet our cardiovascular disease specialist and schedule an appointment. https://bit.ly/2V3tXn4

texashealth.org 02/21/2020

Texas Health Dallas uses TEVAR procedure to save local pastor’s life

Originally created to repair aneurysms, thoracic endovascular aortic repair, or TEVAR, is used by Texas Health Physicians Group surgeons to address other life-threatening conditions with minimal intervention, including aortic dissections and aortic tears.

texashealth.org When Ralph Gourley returned home from a hunting trip last December, it felt as if someone had punched him in the chest. The feeling was sudden and quite foreign for the extremely fit, 52-year-old, avid cyclist. He had to be airlifted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas for emergency surgery...

02/20/2020

Staying adequately hydrated is just as important during the winter. Dehydration has been linked with inflammation, artery stiffness, blood pressure regulation and other factors that can raise the risk of heart disease any time of year. Learn more from Texas Health Physicians Group. https://bit.ly/38I09jJ

health.usnews.com 02/20/2020

Confused by the Recent Red Meat Headlines? Read This.

One of the most common reasons people go to the emergency room is for chest pain, but there are many causes beyond heart attack. Here’s what to know to stay safe.

health.usnews.com To eat or not to eat – meat? A cardiologist clarifies the recent confusion about meat eating guidelines.

texashealth.org 02/19/2020

Cardiovascular Services

Now is the time to pay close attention to the effects of cold weather on heart health. Get the cold heart facts about winter from the cardiovascular specialists of Texas Health Physicians Group.

texashealth.org Texas Health Physicians Group delivers quality heart and vascular care to meet your unique needs. Whether its early intervention, rapid diagnosis of a serious condition or minimally invasive surgery, our specialists are dedicated to your heart health.

12/27/2019

For too many smokers, the first they learn of the link between their habit and blood vessel health is when a vascular surgeon diagnoses them with peripheral artery disease. PAD is a disease that can literally affect their ability to stand on their own two feet. https://txhealth.org/2CBEThp

12/26/2019

A new study suggests a healthy sleep pattern could fight against heart disease. Click the link to learn more. https://txhealth.org/2Q094F3

heart.org 12/19/2019

Shaking the Salt Habit to Lower High Blood Pressure

One way to shake the salt habit to lower high blood pressure is to cut back on table salt. However, most of the sodium in an adult diet comes from packaged, processed foods. Learn what some of the biggest culprits are and how to salt less for better heart health.

heart.org The American Heart Association explains the sources of sodium and how to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet to help lower high blood pressure and prevent high blood pressure.

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org 12/13/2019

Doctors Team up to Help Active Dallas Man Defy Family Medical History

“My grandfather, great-grandfather, father, uncles, aunts and cousins have all died from heart attacks,” Luis Lara says. Read on to discover how Luis and his doctors have kept him on the soccer field despite his family history.

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org Knowing his family medical history, Lara has been proactive about his heart health through exercise and blood pressure medicine, but it wasn’t enough.

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org 12/12/2019

High Blood Pressure: Keeping the Silent Killer at Bay

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 75 million American adults have high blood pressure (HBP), which equates to one in three. Read on to find out more about the "silent killer".

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org High blood pressure is known as the “silent killer” because it rarely exhibits any outward symptoms. So how can we protect ourselves? Learn more.

heart.org 12/12/2019

Torn between work and family? It may not be good for heart health

Trying to find work-life balance? The struggle may not be good for heart health, especially in women, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

heart.org A new study suggests the stress of work-family conflict may damage cardiovascular health, particularly for women.

12/10/2019

A CIVA provider may order an electrocardiogram, or EKG, for symptoms including heart palpitations, a rapid pulse and chest pain. The painless test only lasts a few minutes and can offer vital information to help pinpoint or rule out a serious heart condition. https://txhealth.org/2XcVH7M

health.usnews.com 12/02/2019

Confused by the Recent Red Meat Headlines? Read This.

To eat or not to eat red and processed meat? A cardiologist clarifies some confusing reports about meat-eating guidelines in this U.S. News Health article.

health.usnews.com To eat or not to eat – meat? A cardiologist clarifies the recent confusion about meat eating guidelines.

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org 11/28/2019

A Guide to the Flu for Seniors - Are You a Well Being?

The flu can be miserable, but it doesn’t usually lead to long-term health risks. That is, unless a person has a history of heart disease, stroke or certain other conditions. The flu can worsen conditions such as congestive heart failure. That’s why a yearly flu shot is so important.

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org For seniors, the flu can pose a serious health risk if not treated quickly. Learn how to best prevent the flu this year and how to treat it if you do get it

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org 11/28/2019

A Guide to the Flu for Seniors - Are You a Well Being?

The flu can be miserable, but it doesn’t usually lead to long-term health risks. That is, unless a person has a history of heart disease, stroke or certain other conditions. The flu can worsen conditions such as congestive heart failure. That’s why a yearly flu shot is so important.

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org For seniors, the flu can pose a serious health risk if not treated quickly. Learn how to best prevent the flu this year and how to treat it if you do get it

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org 11/25/2019

Routine EKG turns into miracle for HEB man - Are You a Well Being?

Randy Pierce thought he was in good health, until he experienced AFib and later VFib. Learn about the two heart conditions and Randy’s miraculous recovery.

areyouawellbeing.texashealth.org Randy Pierce thought he was in good health. Not only did he work out three times a week, but he also ran the stairs at the local high school football stadium regularly. So he was surprised when he was told to head to the emergency room while having a routine pre-op EKG on June 13 in

heart.org 11/22/2019

Understanding Bernie Sanders' heart treatment

Senator Bernie Sanders had no reported history of heart disease, until he urgently needed two stents. Learn about the life-saving procedure used by cardiologists to open his blocked arteries and restore normal blood flow to his heart.

heart.org Based on what we know so far, what happened to Sen. Bernie Sanders sounds familiar, doctors say. Here's what typically happens, and what recovery is like.

11/21/2019

Most of the millions of people with varicose veins don’t consider them a medical issue unless they become painful and swollen, a condition known as chronic venous insufficiency. CVI requires regular medical attention from a skilled vascular surgeon. https://txhealth.org/32HpuGS

11/19/2019

A vascular surgeon is trained to take care of the more than 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body, and treats vascular problems whether they require surgery or not. For ongoing vascular health care, visit with a Texas Health Physicians Group vascular surgeon. https://txhealth.org/32HpuGS

11/15/2019

Dr. Tulika Jain is a Texas native who places a priority on providing quality treatment and care for valvular heart disease, arrhythmias, hypertension, women’s heart disease and stroke. Meet our cardiovascular disease specialist and schedule an appointment: https://txhealth.org/371Qd46

11/12/2019

The first thing many smokers learn of the link between their habit and blood vessel health is when a vascular surgeon diagnoses them with peripheral artery disease. PAD can start slowly but lead to loss of a limb. Learn more from the cardiovascular specialists of Texas Health Physicians Group. https://txhealth.org/32HpuGS

About Our Practice

Content in this section is for informational discussion only. Please visit with your physician to discuss your individual diagnosis and treatment. CIVA is part of Texas Health Physicians Group.

Heart disease covers a wide range of cardic and vascular conditions—from heart rhythm abnormalities to blood vessel conditions to heart infections. While heart disease is a leading cause of death, advances in diagnosis and treatment offer ever-greater hope to patients and their loved ones.

At CIVA, our team of diagnostic and interventional cardiologists are recognized in Texas and nationwide as experts in minimally invasive and complex interventions and in electrophysiology. We offer innovative diagnostic and treatment options to provide our patients with the most advanced care available.

Our areas of specialization include:

Videos (show all)

Luis Lara Testimonial
Kenneth Saland, M.D., Interventional Cardiology
Jack Spitzberg, M.D., Cardiology
Brian Lé, M.D., Cardiology
Good Morning Texas - Dr. Brian Lé, CIVA
Martin Berk, M.D., Cardiology
Tony Das, M.D., Interventional Cardiology
Tulika Jain, M.D., Cardiology
Tulio Diaz, M.D., Cardiology

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7150 Greenville Ave, Ste 500
Dallas, TX
75231
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