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Dr. Patrick Kee MD

Cardiovascular Disease Specialist

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(832) 325-7211

Biography

Dr. Patrick H. Kee received his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, and doctor degree from the University of Adelaide Medical School (UAMS) in Adelaide, Australia. He completed clinical training in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine with UAMS at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide. Under the mentorship of professor Philip Barter (previous director of the Heart Research Institute in Sydney, Australia), he earned his Doctor of Philosophy for extensive lipid metabolism training. Dr. Kee then received advanced training in echocardiography at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and post-doctoral training in molecular imaging at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

Board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and CT coronary angiography, Dr. Kee specializes in lipid management and non-invasive imaging of structural heart disease and coronary artery disease. His research interests include animal models of atherosclerosis, imaging contrast design, lipoprotein metabolism, molecular imaging of atherosclerosis and vulnerable plaque pathology. He focuses on developing a better understanding of lipid disorders and atherosclerosis as well as the development of novel contrast agents for non-invasive detection of the vulnerable plaques.

Dr. Kee is an associate professor of the Department of Internal Medicine and the lead scientist at the Advanced Diagnostic and Experimental Therapeutic Laboratory at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston.

An investigator funded by the National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association, Dr. Kee has been honored with the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award and the Division of Cardiology Special Teaching Award on Echocardiography. In addition, he received two Young Investigator Awards in Australia and a Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association.

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Medical Education
University of Adelaide, 1995
Internships & Residency
University of Adelaide, 2000
Fellowship
University of Adelaide, 2005
Cities Served
Alief, Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

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ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp
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