The Texas Heart Institute

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The Texas Heart Institute is a not-for-profit cardiology and heart surgery center located within the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.[1][2][3] In 2010, in its annual survey of “America's Best Hospitals,” U.S. News & World Report ranked the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital number 4 in the United States for heart care, making this its 20th consecutive year as one of the top 10 heart centers in the country.[4][5] In the 2016-2017 rankings, it fell to #38.[6]

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  1. ^ Twenty-five Years of Excellence: A History of the Texas Heart Institute. Texas Heart Institute Foundation: 1989
  2. ^ "AboutUs - Texas Heart Institute". Retrieved 2008-08-20.
  3. ^ "History - Texas Heart Institute". Retrieved 2008-08-20.
  4. ^ "USNews and World Report". Retrieved 2010-07-21.
  5. ^ "News - Texas Heart Institute". Retrieved 2008-08-20.
  6. ^ "Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center". U.S. News and World Report: Best Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery. U.S. News and World Report. Retrieved 16 August 2016.

Coordinates: 29°42′29″N 95°23′58″W / 29.7081°N 95.3994°W / 29.7081; -95.3994