Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute provides heart care that is personal, professional, compassionate and comprehensive. Our team of top board-certified cardiologists are renowned and recognized for ground-breaking research, cardiac expertise, industry leadership and compassionate patient visits.


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Heart Failure


Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute treats, controls, and monitors all stages and forms of heart failure. A variety of problems can create reduced heart pumping power.

The heart’s main job is pumping blood to all parts of your body. Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle loses the power, efficiency or structural integrity to pump blood. Northside Cardiovascular Institute treats, controls and monitors all stages and forms of heart failure. We provide easy-to-understand explanations about your treatment options as well as what’s happening during heart failure. We deliver the resources to cope with heart failure, including heart imaging, condition diagnosis, diet management, weight control and nursing support.


Find the Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute heart failure expert that’s right for you.

Brenda Hott, MD, FHFSA, FACC
Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant


Mehrdad Toosi, MD, FACC
Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant