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Dr. Amilcar Avendano MD

Dr. Amilcar Avendano MD

Interventional Cardiologist

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center
4.9 /5
21 reviews
(713) 897-7221


Board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiology and internal medicine, Dr. Avendano completed both his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He underwent fellowship training in interventional cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, where he was chief cardiology fellow and outstanding fellow of the year. In 1994, Dr. Avendano began his practice in Houston.

Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Avendano treats patients 18 years and older. His specialties include pacemaker placement, catheterization and peripheral angioplasty, coronary and peripheral stent and echocardiography. Dr. Avendano has been recognized by his colleagues and peers for his outstanding bedside manner and patient care.

The father of two, he is an active volunteer in the Boy Scouts of America, enjoys playing chess and watching movies.

Practice Information 

Dr. Avendano practices at Memorial Hermann Medical Group Cardiology Cypress Station in North Houston. 

Physician Details

Mon 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Medical Education
Francisco Marroquin University School of Medicine, 1986
Internships & Residency
Universidad Francisco Marroquin, 1987
Baylor College of Medicine - Registrar, 1991
St Luke's Episcopal Hospital, 1994
PCP Number
Cities Served
Conroe, Cypress, Houston, Hufsmith, North Houston


ZIP Codes Served
77014, 77038, 77040, 77060, 77064, 77065, 77066


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)



Dr. Amilcar Avendano, MD


Dr. Amilcar Avendaño discusses the differences between a heart attack and a stroke.

In The News



4.9 /5
21 Reviews

Jun 12, 2019
The BEST of all cardiologists in Houston and the WISEST definitely
May 24, 2019
My mother has been following up with him for over 10 years seriously the best doctors!!! May the lord continue using to save life’s!!!!
May 7, 2019
I have been a patient of Dr. Avendano for over 10 years. He is a wonderful doctor with the best bed time manners of any doctor I've seen in a long time. He was also my Mom's doctor and is my husband's doctor. We all have great respect for him.
Feb 9, 2019
Dr. Avendano did a TEE procedure on me yesterday. He was kind, comical, timely, efficient, and I loved him. I feel great today! I recommend him highly!
Feb 2, 2019
This man is an amazing doctor. He is MY doctor. I highly recommend anyone needing a heart doctor to consider going to see him. He has an outstanding bedside manner.
Dec 30, 2018
Dec 26, 2018
he is the best
Dec 12, 2018
hes excellent extremely helpful and friendly very supportive.explains everything very clearly and listens patiently to my concerns.
Dec 6, 2018
Dr. Avendano has a great bedside manner which makes you feel at ease. He is interested in my well being by listening to what questions I might have.
Nov 8, 2018
always great people
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