Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) Southwest Cardiology combines skilled professionals and state-of-the-art technology to deliver highest-quality, patient-centered cardiology services to southwest Houston.
Our team of experienced cardiology specialists focuses on timely prevention and intervention that minimize the risk of heart attack and stroke, but central to our practice are caring and empathetic relationships with patients based on two-way communication and trust.
Why should MHMG be your first choice for health care? At MHMG Southwest Cardiology, you have access to:
Using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to determine risk factors or the presence of heart disease, our physicians diagnose and treat a complete spectrum of congenital and acquired heart conditions including valve defects, heart failure, heart attack and coronary artery disease. Our services range from basic screening tests to 64-slice CT (computerized tomography) coronary and peripheral vascular angiography.
Our highly experienced specialists also provide leading-edge interventional procedures to treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.
Dr. Ahmed Ansari completed his medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso. He completed his internal medicine residency and general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was a recipient of the Outstanding Graduating Fellow Award and served as chief fellow. Board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Ansari is dedicated to providing quality health care to male and female adult patients experiencing a broad scope of cardiovascular issues.
Dr. Marcin Bujak, Ph.D. is an interventional cardiologist that diagnoses and treats conditions of the heart, arteries and veins. Following medical school, Dr. Bujak completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Afterwards, he went on to complete a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology at Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Bujak offers a complete scope of diagnostic testing, treatments and procedures that range from ultrasonography of the veins and arteries through echocardiography, cardiac stress tests to catheterization of the heart and vessels.
Dr. Sanjay Maniar earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL and completed a residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine. He went on to complete his cardiology fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Maniar is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases. His clinical interests include coronary artery disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, valvular heart disease, and congestive heart failure.
Dr. J. R. Soto graduated with honors from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan. He completed his internship, residency and a fellowship in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Soto is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. His clinical interests are general cardiology, heart failure and cardiac intervention. He is fluent in Spanish and treats 15 years and older.
Dr. David Portugal earned his medical degree at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and completed a residency and fellowship at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Portugal is board certified in internal medicine with subspecialty certifications in cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology. His clinical interests include clogged arteries, blockages, congestive cardiac failure and minimally invasive procedures for heart disease prevention and intervention.
Tiffany Whigham, MSN, RN, APRN is a board-certified adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner serving patients ages 18 and up. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science in Nursing from The University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. Tiffany decided to become a nurse practitioner to be able to build long-term relationships with her patients.
Karine Zuma, PA-C, is a Certified Physician Assistant at Memorial Hermann Medical Group Southwest Cardiology. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with honors from Long Island University and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Karine provides a wide range of services, including treatment for cardiac conditions such as atrial fibrillation, hypertension, congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease.
Memorial Hermann Medical Group Southwest Cardiology is on the campus of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, conveniently located on Highway 59 (the Southwest Freeway) north of Beltway 8 near Houston Baptist University and the Arena Theatre. Ample parking is available in adjacent parking garages and nearby lots.
Covered parking is available in Garage 1 and uncovered, surface parking is available in the Beechnut Lot. From Garage 1, take the garage elevators to the 1st floor and walk indoors to Medical Plaza 2. Take the Medical Plaza 2 elevators to the 7th floor. From the Beechnut Lot, walk across the street to Medical Plaza 2 (at 7737 Southwest Freeway) and take the Medical Plaza 2 elevators to the 7th floor. Please note that parking in the Medical Plaza 2 lot cannot be validated.