MeetOur Physicians

  • Peter Tauriainen
    M.D.

    Dr. Taurianinen specializes in Thoracic Surgery.

  • Robert E. Ficula
    D.O.

    Dr. Ficula specializes in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • Aamir Amin
    M.D.

    Dr. Amin specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • John Duncan
    M.D.

    Dr. Duncan specializes in Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • L. Keith Routh
    M.D.

    Dr. Routh specializes in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease.

Welcome to HeartPlace

Mission Statement:

HeartPlace is the past, present, and future of cardiology in North Texas. Founded almost 50 years ago, HeartPlace is the oldest and largest cardiovascular group in North Texas. From its small beginning in Dallas, HeartPlace has grown to over 70 physicians throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. HeartPlace has been an innovator in cardiovascular services, introducing to the North Texas area procedures such as coronary angiography, angioplasty, coronary stenting, and electrophysiology. This dedication to innovative techniques and procedures has guaranteed our patients the latest and most up-to-date cardiovascular services...

Heart Healthy Tips & News

  • Text/Email Appointment Reminders

    Never forget another appointment! We are now offering text and email* appointment reminders. We have 3 convenient ways to opt in, please see the front desk staff, text HEARTPLACE to 622622, or scan the QR code on this flyer. Read More Read More

  • Cardiovascular disease in females new perspectives on lifelong risks

    While heart disease is the number one cause of death in both sexes, it poses special considerations in women—with risks often beginning in childhood and changing at different stages of life. Insights on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in women and girls throughout the life span are shared in a special symposium feature in the June issue of The American Journal of Medical Sciences. Source: Medical Xpress Read More Read More

  • Psoriasis severity linked to rising risk of abdominal aortic aneurysms

    Psoriasis sufferers may face a higher risk of developing abdominal aortic aneurysms, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal.

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  • Women active a few times weekly have lower risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots

    Middle-aged women who are physically active a few times per week have lower risks of heart disease, stroke and blood clots than inactive women, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Surprisingly, more frequent physical activity didn't result in further reductions in risk, researchers said. Source: Medical News Today Read More Read More

  • AHA: Daily Cup of Tea May Boost Cardiovascular Health

    Drinking as little as a cup of tea daily may improve cardiovascular health, according to new research scheduled to be presented on Tuesday at the American Heart Association`s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2016 Scientific Sessions, held from March 1 to 4 in Phoenix.

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