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MeetOur Physicians

  • Arash Manzori


  • Vijay S. Ramanath
    M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.

    Dr. Ramanath was born and raised in Rochester, NY. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, followed by internal medicine training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Rishin Shah


  • Gary I. Weingarden
    M.D.

    Dr. Weingarden received his Doctorate in Medicine from The University of Michigan School of Medicine. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. He completed his Fellowship in Cardiology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Weingarden is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • Joel A. Roffman
    M.D.

    Dr. Roffman specializes in 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...

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  • A walk around the office can reverse vascular dysfunction caused by hours at a computer

    cross the country, many employees are seated at desks for the majority of an eight-hour workday. As technology creates an increase in sedentary lifestyles, the impact of sitting on vascular health is a rising concern. Now, researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have found that when a person sits for six straight hours, vascular function is impaired but by walking for just 10 minutes after a prolonged period of sitting, vascular health can be restored. Source: Medical Xpress Read More Read More

  • SSRIs Do Not Appear to Increase Cardiovascular Risk

    Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) don't appear to raise cardiovascular risk among young and middle-age patients, according to research published online March 22 in The BMJ.

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  • AHA: Yogurt Consumption Linked to Reduced Risk of High BP

    For women, regular yogurt consumption is associated with reduced risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a study presented 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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  • 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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  • Race and ethnicity important when evaluating risk of fat around the heart

    A man's likelihood of accumulating fat around his heart - an important indicator of heart disease risk - may be better determined if doctors consider his race and ethnicity, as well as where on his body he's building up excess fat, reveals an international evaluation led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Source: MedicalNewsToday Read More Read More

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