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Dr. Timothy Dao

Timothy D Dao, MD, FACC

Board-Certified Interventional Cardiologist / Endovascular Surgeon & Nuclear Cardiology

Timothy Dao, MD, FACC, holds board certifications in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, and internal medicine. He also serves as the director of the pulmonary embolism response program at HeartPlace in Plano, Texas. 

Dr. Dao is a native of Kentucky and earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri. He continued on to receive his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, followed by fellowships at The University of Texas Health Center in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

His professional associations include the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American Medical Student Association, and American Medical Association.

Dr. Dao has numerous published articles and poster presentations covering a wide range of topics, and he’s fluent in both English and Vietnamese.



  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White | The Heart Hospital Plano
  • Medfinity Health Plano
  • Medical City Frisco
  • Medical City Plano
  • North Park Heart & Vascular Center
  • Texas Health Allen
  • Texas Health Plano


  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology: The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease: The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Internship, Internal Medicine: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 
  • Medical School, MD Degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 
  • Undergraduate: Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, MO 



  • December 2013- Present- Appropriate Use Criteria for Peripheral Vascular Intervention Writing Group. Steven R. Bailey, MD, FACC, MSCAI(chair); Joshua A. Beckman, MD, FACC; Timothy Dao, MD; Sanjay Misra, MD; Christopher Owens, MD, MSc; Piotr Sobieszczyk, MD, RVT; Christopher J. White, MD, FACC, MSCAI. American College of Cardiology Foundation 2014 (Publication pending)​
  • Februrary 2013 - Imaging of vulnerable plaques using near-Infrared spectroscopy For risk stratification of atherosclerosis. Saurabh Sanon, Timothy Dao, Vani P. Sanon, Robert Chilton Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2013 Feb;l5(2):304. doi: 10.1007/sl1883-012-0304-6.​
  • July 2012 - Potential Cardlometabolic Benefits of Renal Artery Denervation in Diabetics. Suraj Maraj, Rikesh Patel, Saurabh Sanon, Timothy Dao, Rene Oliveros, Robert Chilton Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism. 2012, S3:007. doi:10.4 172/2155-6156.S3-007​
  • July 2004 - Neuroactive steroids have multiple actions to potentiate GABAA receptors. Gustav Akk, John R. Bracamontes, Douglas F. Covey, Alex Evers, Timothy Dao, Joe Henry Steinbach. The Journal of Physiology 2004: 558: ( l), pp. 59-7 4. l 0.1113/jphysiol.2004.066571


  • November 2014 - Traumatic acute myocardial Infarction following blunt chest trauma. AHA 2014 Scientific Sessions Nazilla Naderi, MD: Timothy Dao, MD: Marvin Eng, MD Chicago, II​
  • May 2014 - Aortic Annular Sizing: A comparative analysis between CT Derived measurements and surgical sizers. SCAI2014 Annual Meeting Timothy Dao, MD; Marvin Eng, MD; Edward Sako, MD, PhD; Andrea J. Carpenter MD, PhD; Chad Stasik, MD, Steven R. Bailey, MD, FACC, MSCAI. Las Vegas, NV​
  • September 2005 - The Bounty of Plants. Research Louisville! Natural Products Laboratory Department of Chemistry, University of Louisville. Summer Research Scholar Program University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY​
  • September 2002 - Pharmacological Effects ot ACN and Ethanol Interactions on GABA-A Receptors Expressed in Xenopus Oocytes. Howard Hughes Medical Dept. of Biology, Dept. of Anesthesiology


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