DHR Health proudly welcomes Christian Avalos, MD to its team of cardiologists at the DHR Health Heart Institute. In his role as an Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Avalos will specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel conditions using advanced catheter-based techniques and specialized imaging methods. His expertise extends to addressing coronary artery disease, heart valve disorders, and congenital heart ailments, as well as preventing heart disease and its associated complications, including heart failure.
Dr. Avalos is familiar with the Rio Grande Valley, having completed a majority of his medical training with the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley through DHR Health. His educational journey includes three years of an internal medicine residency, where he was a member of the second class of residents. He then participated in the inaugural fellowship in cardiovascular disease, earning the title of “Chief Fellow.” Driven by his passion for interventional cardiology, he pursued further specialization through a fellowship in interventional cardiology at McLaren Flint, affiliated with Michigan State University. Dr. Avalos earned his doctorate of medicine from St. George’s University School of Medicine in the West Indies. More recently, he completed training in cardiac CT angiography at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Cardiac CT Practicum.