Specialty Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology Language(s) Spoken English Joined Kelsey-Seybold August 2010 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional BackgroundAfter receiving a Bachelors of Arts degree with a major in biology from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin, Dr. Aliota earned his master’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Tulane University Graduate School in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine/Charity Hospital, where he also completed his residency in Internal Medicine and served as chief resident. In 2006, Dr. Aliota began training at the acclaimed Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, where he completed both his general cardiology fellowship and interventional cardiology fellowship having served as chief general cardiology fellow and chief interventional fellow during his tenure. Professional AssociationsDr. Aliota is a member of The Texas Heart Institute Cardiac Society, CLI (critical limb ischemia) Global Society, Texas Medical Association, American College of Cardiology and Alpha Omega Alpha. Hobbies and InterestsWhen he’s not caring for patients, Dr. Aliota enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as hobbies such as cycling, computer science and traveling.Clinical InterestsDr. Aliota's clinical interests include peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and treatment including: lower extremity revascularization, critical limb ischemia treatment, and carotid artery stenting. He also treats coronary artery disease: prevention and therapies as well as general cardiology including: valve disease, cholesterol control, hypertension, and prevention strategies to minimize heart attacks and strokes.