David Luke

David Luke




Cardiovascular Disease
Interventional Cardiology


West Houston

Dr. David J. Luke, MD, an esteemed Vital Heart & Vein medical team member, is a seasoned interventional cardiologist who brings a plethora of expertise and knowledge to our health care center.

Educational Journey & Credentials

Dr. Luke embarked on his medical career at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine in June 2014, laying a robust foundation for his future in medicine. His commitment to excellence in his field took root early on, as he received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rice University in 2010, along with accolades such as the Trustee Distinguished Scholarship and participation in the prestigious Century Scholar Program.

He then honed his skills through a rigorous internal medicine residency at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, which he completed by June 2017. Afterward, Dr. Luke pursued further specialization in cardiology through a fellowship at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, culminating in June 2020. He rounded out his fellowship training with a focus on interventional cardiology at Loyola University Medical Center, finalizing his postgraduate education in June 2022.

Specializations & Certifications

With board certifications in Interventional Cardiology, General Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Cardiac CT, Dr. Luke is uniquely equipped to provide cutting-edge cardiovascular care to his patients.

Leadership and Recognitions

Throughout his training and practice, Dr. Luke has distinguished himself as a skilled physician and a leader in his field. In 2019-2020, he was named Chief Cardiology Fellow during his time in San Francisco, augmenting his clinical experience with leadership duties. His exceptional performance and dedication to patient care earned him the Cardiology Fellow of the Year award in June 2020.

Contribution to Research

A testament to his fervor for advancing medical knowledge, Dr. Luke has been actively engaged in research. He has played a pivotal role as a co-investigator in clinical trials such as Triscend II and CLASP II TR, which focus on innovative treatments for tricuspid valve complications in high-risk patients.

Publications & Presentations

His contributions to the medical literature include publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at prestigious conferences like the TCT Annual Meeting and CHEST Annual Meeting, highlighting his research on transcatheter heart valve replacement and pacemaker implantation post-TAVR, among others.

Languages and Skills

Beyond his medical and research accomplishments, Dr. Luke is also proficient in Spanish, which allows him to communicate effectively in medical and everyday conversations, ensuring a broader patient outreach and individualized care.

At Vital Heart & Vein, Dr. David J. Luke is committed to enriching lives through exceptional care, innovation, and a genuine passion for cardiovascular health and well-being.

Qualifications and Experience

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology