Dr. Annie Varughese, MD, FACC, a highly renowned interventional cardiologist and international speaker regarding the issues of Preventive Cardiology and of Women and Heart Disease, practices the art of Cardiovascular Medicine. Currently she is a Consultant Cardiologist in King’s College Hospital Dubai and in Houston, USA. Dr. Varughese is also the Clinical Professor at Baylor University, Texas, USA.
She raised herself from humble beginnings and attended the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, subsequently completing her residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She then attended The Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine for further training in Interventional Cardiology. She is board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease, certified in Interventional Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology and for many years she held the title of Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
She was rewarded for her hard work when she was voted one of America’s Top Cardiologists/ Consumer Research Council of America for 2011. She has earned many awards and accolades which include being a member of Trademark’s Who’s Who Among Professionals in America.
Dr. Annie Varughese is also Past Chair of The American Heart Association Go Red For Women for 2014-2015. Her goal in life is to find the need in people and do her utmost to meet that need. Dr. Varughese credits God, who opens doors, and her parents- her father a pastor and her mother a nurse, as well as her supportive husband and children. She was taught at an early age to minister to the soul and then to the body. She says with passion “Life is short and full of beauty and grace. It is our job to find the things that we love and pursue them.”