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Our Approach

The reason why cardiology specialists at the Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital can always provide exceptional patient care is because of their unique team approach. Appropriate and effective treatment of cardiovascular disease includes input from primary care physicians, cardiac specialists, technicians, nurses, dietitians and therapists all focused on one goal — making sure your heart is operating at its healthiest.

Cardiovascular diseases and conditions affect millions of men, women and children. Knowing your risks, recognizing signs and symptoms, and seeking appropriate medical help is crucial. That's why East Texans prefer the Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, which is ranked No. 1 in Cardiac Care in the region.

The Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital is also the only cardiac care facility in East Texas designated as a BlueDistinction Center+ for Cardiac Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Common Heart Conditions

More heart procedures are performed at the Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital than in any other East Texas facility. Our staff treats an array of cardiovascular conditions, including:

  • Arrhythmia
  • Artherosclerosis
  • Cardiac arrest and heart attack
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart failure
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Valve diseases
  • Advanced treatment for heart health

The Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital also provides some of the most advanced and dedicated treatment options for cardiovascular conditions, including:

Learn more about heart care

For more information about heart care and tips for heart health at home, visit the American Heart Association.

Our Location

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital Cardiology Clinic -Tyler
703 South Fleishel Avenue
Suite 4000
Tyler, Texas 75701

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Cardiology Services

  • Cardiac Catheterization

Our Team

Pedro Calderon

Pedro Calderon, MD

Cardiology, Cardiology, Interventional

Marina Flaskas

Marina Flaskas, MD

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Sheldon Freeberg

Sheldon Freeberg, MD

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Interventional

James Hoff

James Hoff, MD


Ramon Kumar

Ramon Kumar, MD

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Interventional

Kenneth Kummerfeld

Kenneth Kummerfeld, MD

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

David McCaskill

David McCaskill, ACNP

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Oscar Paniagua

Oscar Paniagua, MD

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Interventional

Peter Pitonak

Peter Pitonak, MD

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

C. Sanford, MD

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

Toby Silvertooth

Toby Silvertooth, FNP


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