Stanley M. Duchman, MD, a Cardiologist with Willowbrook Cardiovascular Associates

Get to know Cardiologist, Dr. Stanley M. Duchman, who serves patients in Houston, Texas

Dr. Duchman is a cardiologist who welcomes patients at Willowbrook Cardiovascular Associates at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He specializes in coronary and peripheral arterial angioplasty and stenting procedures, such as carotid artery stenting. In addition to his commitments at Willowbrook, Dr. Duchman is Chief of Cardiology for River Oaks Hospital.

Willowbrook Cardiovascular Associates provide diagnostic testing and curative procedures including electrocardiography, nuclear imaging, stress testing, carotid imaging, holter monitoring, pacemaker and ICD insertion, angiogram and angioplasty, as well as peripheral arterial and venous studies. They also provide electrophysiology services, such as radiofrequency ablation of all arrhythmia, including atrial fibrillation, and ventricular tachycardia, diagnostic electrophysiology studies, tilt table test, left atrial appendage closure devices, and extended arrhythmia monitoring. 

Armed with a BS degree in Biology from Iowa State University and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Iowa , Dr. Duchman attended the University of South Dakota School of Medicine & Health Science in Vermillion, SD, and gained his medical degree in 1994. He then completed his internship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, in  1995, followed by  his internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, in 1997. He is fellowship-trained in cardiology /heart failure and transplant at Baylor College of Medicine (2000), as well as interventional cardiology at the Texas Heart Institute at Baylor College of Medicine (2001), where he served as Chief Interventional Cardiology fellow. 

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in internal medicine, through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The American Board of Internal Medicine is a 501 nonprofit, self-appointed physician-evaluation organization that certifies physicians practicing internal medicine and its subspecialties.

Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.

Dr. Duchman’s hospital affiliations include Houston Methodist Hospital and Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Center memberships include Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. Listed among Texas’ Best Doctors by Texas Monthly magazine, Dr. Duchman was also named among the 2009 Doctors’ Choice in Health & Fitness Sports Magazine and Texas SuperDoctors. 

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