PH Care Centers

Baylor Scott & White Health – The Heart Hospital Plano

Pulmonary Hypertension Center
4716 Alliance Blvd., Suite 350
Plano, TX 75093

Regional Clinical Program

History

The Pulmonary Hypertension Center The Heart Hospital Plano was envisioned by Dr. Sahil Bakshi with the goal of providing specialized PAH care to the north DFW community.  The Center offers a comprehensive evaluation process, advanced cardiopulmonary imaging, and an experienced multi-disciplinary team for evaluation and treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

The PH Center also coordinates PH-specific care for patients who are hospitalized at Baylor Scott and White’s Plano locations.  This service includes coordination of consultations, procedures, implantation of central venous catheters, and administration of IV prostacyclin medications.  The Center collaborates with many other specialists including Rheumatologists, Congenital Heart Disease Specialists, Sleep Specialists, Palliative Care Providers, and many others.

PH Program Physicians

  • Sahil Bakshi, DO, PH Center Director
  • David Rawitscher, MD (Heart Failure Director)
  • Srinivas Potluri, MD (Interventional Cardiology)
  • Sameh Sayfo, MD (Interventional Cardiology)
  • Chadi Dib, MD (Interventional Cardiology)

Center Coordinator

  • Adrian Felder, MSN, RN, AGNP-C

Duration of Program’s Existence

  • Since 2012

Number of PAH Patients Being Actively Managed

  • 50-99

Number of Patients on IV/SQ Therapy

  • 5-10

Support Services Available

  • Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Central Line Placement and Repair
  • Dietary Consultation
  • On-Call Cardiology Service 24/7
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology
  • Social Work

Sahil Bakshi, DO
Sahil Bakshi, DO

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease

Education

  • 1999 – DO – Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, OK
  • 1994 – BA – University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Postgraduate Training

  • 2002-2005 – Fellow, Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA
  • 1999-2002 – Resident, Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, TX

Current Hospital and Administrative Appointments

  • 2012-present – Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center, Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital Plano, TX
    2005-present – Cardiologist, Baylor Scott & White – Legacy Heart Center, Plano, TX

Adrian Felder, MSN, RN, AGNP-C

Adrian Felder, MSN, RN, AGNP-C

Professional Credentials

  • Registered Nurse
  • Adult-Geronotolgy Nurse Practitioner

Education

  • 2018 – Post-Masters Certification – Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Texas Woman’s University, Dallas TX
  • 2010 – MSN – University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2005 – BSN – Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

Current Professional Experience

  • 2012-present – Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Pulmonary Hypertension Center, Baylor Scott & White Health The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano

New and established patients interested in making an appointment with the Pulmonary Hypertension Center at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano can do so by contacting:

  • Telephone: 469-814-3897 or 469-814-3480