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Dr. David Yao, MD, FACC

Cardiologist

Professional statement

Dr. David Yao is a caring and compassionate cardiologist practicing in the world famous Texas Medical Center. He studied at The University of Texas in Austin for undergraduate education and graduated with high honors. He obtained his medical degree at Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and then continued his training by completing a fellowship in cardiovascular disease both at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. David Yao has been in private practice for over 7 years. He has special interests in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, and arrhythmias. He has extensive experience in the field of echocardiography and especially in transesophageal echocardiography. He is currently the medical director of echocardiography laboratory at Houston Cardiovascular Associates. Dr. David Yao is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of American Society of Echocardiography.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Cardiologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Houston Methodist Hospital

Board certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography

Education and training

  • Medical School - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Doctor of Medicine
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Fellowship in Cardiology

Professional memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Texas Medical Association

Awards and publications

  • Deswal A, Yao D. Aldosterone Receptor Blockers in the Treatment of Heart Failure. Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2004 Aug; 6(4):327-334.
  • Agoston I, Cameron CS, Yao D, Dela Rosa A, Mann DL, Deswal A. Comparison of Outcomes of White versus Black Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure and Preserved Ejection Fraction. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Oct 15; 94(8):1003-7.
  • Yao D, Ramasubbu K. Chapter 29: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Cardiology Secrets 3rd edition 2009; 196-202.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1740440973

Office locations

Houston Cardiovascular Associates

6400 Fannin St., Suite 3000

Houston, TX 77030

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Great bedside manner!
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First visit. Listened and was really nice.
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The enjoyed the visit very much. The doctor is very patient and explained everything very thoroughly.
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Highly recommend! Very personable and took his time.
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Not very thorough. Rushed face to face time since they were running over 2 hours behind. Nurse seemed very rushed and forgetful.
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Absolutely amazing.
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Dr. Yao is very nice and thorough. Highly recommended.
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Great bedside manner and very knowledgable!
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Overall very pleased with the consultation and would recommend Doctor Yao highly.
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Of all the Physicians I've been to in my medical journey, Dr. Yao was the only one who listened to all of my symptoms and was willing to help find a solution. He's interested in helping patients, serious about his workand very professional. I would recommend him ten times over!!!
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I am very happy Dr Yao will be my doctor here in my new home as a Houstonian . I felt like he cared and was attentive during my visit with him.
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Awesome
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