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Phone: 832-822-2243


6651 Main Street
Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Dhaval Parekh, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Interventional Cardiology 2019
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Cardiovascular Disease 2018
University of Minnesota Fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2008
University Medical Center – Toledo OH Medical College of Ohio Residency Internal Medicine/Pediatrics 2005
Medical University of Silesia – School of Medicine in Katowice Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2000



Organization Name Role
Adult Congenital Heart Association Member
American College of Cardiology Member
American Heart Association Member
American Society of Echocardiography Member
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions Member

Selected Publications

Rodriguez FH, Moodie DS, Parekh DR, Franklin WJ, Morales DL, Zafar F, Graves DE, Friedman RA, Rossano JW. "Outcomes of hospitalization in adults in the United States with atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, and atrioventricular septal defect.." Am. J. Cardiol.. 2011 July 15;108(2):290-3. Pubmed PMID: 21545985.

Ermis P, Franklin W, Kim J, Moodie D, Parekh D. "Electrophysiology procedures in adults with congenital heart disease.." Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 July;7(4):344-8. Pubmed PMID: 22536993.

Shah NR, Lam WW, Rodriguez FH, Ermis PR, Simpson L, Frazier OH, Franklin WJ, Parekh DR. "Clinical outcomes after ventricular assist device implantation in adults with complex congenital heart disease.." J. Heart Lung Transplant.. 2013 June;32(6):615-20. Pubmed PMID: 23540399.

Franklin WJ, Benton MK, Parekh DR. "Cardiac disease in pregnancy.." Tex Heart Inst J. 2011;38(2):151-3. Pubmed PMID: 21494524.

Franklin WJ, Parekh DR, Safdar Z. "Adult congenital heart disease and pulmonary arterial hypertension: the Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program experience.." Postgrad Med. 2011 November;123(6):32-45. Pubmed PMID: 22104452.

Parekh DR. "A review of heart failure in adults with congenital heart disease.." Methodist DeBakey Cardiovasc J. 7(2):26-32. Pubmed PMID: 21685844.

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