The Gulf Coast Heart Clinic was founded on the principle of "Patient's Interest First." Through continuous research, technological innovation, and a wealth of clinical experiences, we are able to go far beyond current standards of care in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Our belief is bringing compassion to healthcare and helping anyone in need. At the Gulf Cost Heart Clinic, prevention, diagnosis and disease management are tailored to individual needs. By choosing the most effective medications and treatments while minimizing side effects, Dr. Huang provides personalized solutions and hope to each individual.
Dr. Huang, an American Heart Association award-winning cardiologist. He obtained his MD from Shanghai Second Medical School and PhD in Physiology & Biophysics from Dalhousie University in Canada. Subsequently, he completed his postdoctoral cardiovascular research training at Harvard Medical School. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at the State University of New York and Cardiology Fellowship with honor at the University of Arizona. He has additional board certificates in Echocardiography and Nuclear cardiology. Dr. Huang is affiliated to the St Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston and Clear Lakes Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Huang currently holds academic positions as Adjunct Professor at College of Pharmacy at University of Houston. He has contributed significantly to cardiovascular medicine with numerous publications in highly regarded medical journals. He discovered Intrinsic Cardiac Adrenergic Cells in the heart in 1996. His research was supported by the American Heart Association and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Among many achievements, he was a finalist of the prestigious Melvin L Marcus Young Investigator Award in Cardiovascular Science from the American Heart Association.
With over 20 years of comprehensive experience in patient care and clinical teaching, his expertise includes diagnosis and treatment of wide range of common heart diseases as well as highly complex cases. These include coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes related heart diseases, chest pain, chest pressure/chest discomfort, palpitations, irregular heart rhythm, shortness of breath, heart failure, valvular disease and chemotherapy-induced heart damage.
Dr. Huang provides special heart disease screen and consult service to adolescence with or without active sports participation. Such service can detect congenital and/or inherited heart disease. Furthermore, he offers preventive heart disease consult. He is well liked by his patients of all social, ethnic and economic backgrounds.