Dr. Michele Sartori, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Michele Sartori, MD
Michele Pietro Sartori, M.D., joined the Texas Heart Institute in the Section of Cardiology at St Luke's Episcopal Hospital in 1989, and practices Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and on the teaching faculty of the Interventional Fellowship Program at the Texas Heart Institute. A native of Northern Italy, Dr. Sartori graduated Summa Cum Laude from Parma University Medical School in 1978 . He entered an internship and residency in Cardiovascular Disease at Parma University Affiliated Hospitals. After obtaining board certification in Cardiovascular Disease in Italy in 1981, he joined the University of Texas at Austin as an adjunct professor with the Department of Biochemistry to conduct research on the cardiovascular effects of Coenzyme Q10 under the mentorship of Karl Faulker, Welch Professor of Biochemistry who identified the Coenzyme Q10 molecule. Dr. Sartori arrived at Baylor College of Medicine in 1982 to continue his research with a grant from George R. Brown and the Brown Foundation. He completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and a residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston between 1983 and 1989. During his fellowship training, he received the Individual National Service Research award from the National Institutes of Health and grants from the American Heart Association, Texas Chapter, for the application of laser to the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Sartori is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Echocardiography, and by the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners and Device Implantation. He is a member of the Texas Heart Institute Society, the Texas Medical Association, and the American College of Cardiology. He is routinely invited to give presentations on new techniques and novel pharmacological treatments for heart disease in the United States and abroad. Dr. Sartori's interests are in non-invasive diagnosis of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease and interventional treatment of peripheral and coronary artery disease. He has developed expertise in emergency treatment of myocardial infarction with coronary artery angioplasty and stenting. He has been one of the first interventional cardiologists in the Southwest of the US to adopt the use of percutaneous temporary ventricular assist devices to perform high-risk coronary angioplasty with orbital atherectomy in patients who are not good candidates for open-heart surgery because of diffuse and calcified disease. Since the introduction of new techniques for the percutaneous implantation of Aortic valves, Dr. Sartori has developed expertise with different prosthesis such as the Medtronic and Edward Sapient valves maximizing the benefit of a given valve design to the patient anatomy.

6624 Fannin St Ste 2250

Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Michele Sartori, MD

Dr. Michele Sartori, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

I am passionate about Cardiology and strive to provide the best care to all my patients.
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Dr. Sartori's Experience

Dr. Sartori's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Cardiology
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • 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 Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension


  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioversion
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vein Ablation

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.


  • University Of Parma / Faculty Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Parma / Faculty Medicine and Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Baylor Cm
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor Cm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sartori has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Dr. Sartori's Reviews

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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
My husband is the patient referred to Dr Sartori. Through the tests he ran Sartori found a problem with the heart blood flow and placed a stint in my husband's heart. I feel he is a highly qualified cardiologist.
Pasadena, TX |
Dr. Sartori is literally a life saver. Skilled, knowledgeable, compassionate and caring, he put me at ease and took care of my blocked artery and blood clot, prescribed the needed mrdications and follow up appointments. I recommend him highly. His M.A. is thorough and well trained. The administrative staff is pleasant and courteous, but not very good with follow through.
in Houston, TX |
I arrived at St.Lukes Hospital EMR, not ever seen a Heart Surgeon. immediately I see Dr. Saratori. I felt at ease and just knew this Doctor would get to the bottom of my problem. To this day 8 yrs. later I can truthfully say, I trust him fully with my life.Believe me, when I tell you, Dr. Saratori makes one feel like you are his only patient, he is kind, noble, understanding and above all a Christain persoon. Thank you, Dr. Saratori, Mary
in Spring, TX |
I have been a patient for over twelve years. He has done a number of HEART procedures on me, and the result of all were super successful. In believe that Dr. Sartori is a highly skilled cardiologist, and he truly cares about his patients. Dr. Sartori actually saved my life on two occasions. Thank you Dr. Sartori.
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Dr. Sartori accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sartori has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
6720 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030
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Park Plaza Hospital
1313 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
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