Angeline DeGracia Opina, MD


  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus


Adult Cardiology

Phone: 832-824-3278 (Main) | 832-227-1000 (West)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6651 Main Street, Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094
United States

Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Loma Linda University School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2009
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – Oklahoma City residency Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 2013
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2016
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Adult Congenital Heart Disease 2018


Dr. Angeline D. Opina completed residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics prior to attending Baylor College of Medicine where she completed fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology followed by additional advanced training in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. She enjoys teaching, and she is passionate about educating patients and families. Management of patients with complex congenital heart disease requires a team approach, and she believes that all patients should be involved in the decision-making process.  

Clinical Interests:  

Her clinical interests include adult congenital heart disease, pre-conception cardiovascular risk assessment and counseling in patients with congenital heart disease, and maternal cardiovascular disease in pregnancy 

Research Interests

Clinical outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease 
Pregnancy in women with cardiovascular disease


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
American College of Cardiology Member
American Heart Association Member

Selected Publications

Opina AD, Franklin WJ. Management of Heart Failure in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Progress in Cardiovascular Disease 2018 Sep; 61 (3-4): 308-313.

Opina AD, Franklin WJ. D- Transposition of the Great Arteries: A new era in cardiology.  Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications 2018; 3(1):85-92. 

Opina AD, Cephus C, Wang Y, Younan S, Moodie D. The Effects of Diet and Exercise on Serum Lipid Levels in Children.  Congenital Heart Disease 2018 March; 13(2):327-333. 

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