Dr. Gerardo Kalife, MD

Dr. Gerardo Kalife, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Gerardo Kalife, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Pasadena, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Escuela De Medicina Universidad De in 1989 and specializes in interventional cardiology, internal medicine, and more.

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kalife Welcome to Cardiology Specialists of Houston, a full-service cardiology practice that provides the highest quality of diagnostic coronary services. Our physicians serve multiple practice locations to meet our patient needs: Our two primary offices are located in the East Houston and Pasadena area, with satellite offices in Crosby, Deer Park and the Texas Medical Center. Our physicians are experienced board certified cardiologists and interventionists dedicated to your well-being and committed to providing our communities with state of the art services in the area of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of coronary disease. Our Nuclear Imaging testing as well as the ultrasound services are performed in partnership with the East Houston Regional Medical Center and Bayshore Medical Center to ensure high quality diagnostic imaging for our patients.

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Escuela De Medicina Universidad De
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Scripps Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kalife has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kalife does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kalife and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kalife's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kalife to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kalife's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Houston, TX
Dr. Kalife provides knowledgeable and compassionate care for his patients. I never feel rushed and he is very respectful with his patients. I highly recommend him!!
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in Channelview, TX
Great Doctor, cares for his patients
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