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MeetOur Physicians

  • Nhan P. Nguyen
    M.D.

    Dr. Nguyen specializes in Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Medicine.

  • Rikesh Patel
    M.D, F.A.C.C.

    After growing up in Midland, Texas, Dr. Rikesh Patel is excited to return to his home state to provide advanced, comprehensive cardiovascular patient care.

  • William H. Nesbitt
    M.D.

    Dr. Nesbitt attended Baylor University where he received his undergraduate degree.

  • Mark A. Peterman
    M.D.

    Dr. Peterman attended Rice University in Houston, where he received his undergraduate degree in Biology. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He completed his Fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology also at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Peterman is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, and Endovascular Medicine. In addition to general and interventional cardiology, he has a part...

  • 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...

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    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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