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Dearest patients,

Due to the passing of Dr. Samuel J. DeMaio, I am saddened to announce the closing of The Heart & Vein Center. We want to thank you for entrusting Dr. DeMaio and staff with all your healthcare needs. Providing exceptional care was Dr. DeMaio's greatest pleasure.

Custodial of patient records is now Iron Mountain. Please see the information below to obtain medical records.

Iron Mountain ROI

133 E. 53rd Ave.

Denver, CO. 80239

Phone: (303) 373-5764

Fax: (303) 576-6874

Thank you again for your business, friendship, and support over the years and during this difficult time.


Amy DeMaio

Venous Disease

Varicose vein treatment, also known as endovenous ablation. The process uses radio-frequency  to cauterize and close varicose veins in the legs. It is most commonly used to help alleviate related symptoms such as aching, swelling, skin irritation, discoloration or inflammation.

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Cardiovascular Disease

The term "heart disease" is often used interchangeably with the term "cardiovascular disease." Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain or stroke.

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Hormone Pellet Therapy

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy using the pellet method has changed the manner in which men and women age. Today, we know that we don't have to accept hormonal imbalance as a grim reality. Natural hormone replacement therapy has helped improve the quality of our lives.

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Samuel J. DeMaio MD, FACC

Samuel J. DeMaio was born in Newark, New Jersey and started his career path in 1975 at Rutgers College of Engineering in New Brunswick, New Jersey graduating with the highest honors and receiving his Bachelors's of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1979. While attending The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey he earned his medical degree in 1983 and graduated at the top 5% of his class with Honors. In the summer of 1983, he made his move to Dallas, Texas to start his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor University. In 1986, he shifted his education into Cardiology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia completing his fellowship in Cardiology, Electrophysiology as well as Interventional Cardiology; He then studied peripheral vascular disease in Munich, Germany. Into his first four years of practicing cardiology, he also started law school part-time at Southern Methodist University sworn into the practice of law by the state of Texas in 1999.  During his cardiovascular career, he wrote and published over twenty medical journals, conducted over thirty clinical trials and helped patent an angioplasty balloon catheter. Dr. DeMaio is one of the few specially certified physicians allowed to use the JOSTENT Coronary Stent Graft, CardioSEAL Septal Occlusion System for PFO Closure, and Amplatzer PFO Occluder. He was part of several medical advisory boards and was one of the first doctors to safely perform a Percutaneous Transluminal Myocardial Revascularization in several patients with Class III or IV Angina-Phase II. In May of 2010 he started his practice Star State Heart P.L.L.C. then changed the facility name to The Heart & Vein Center upon moving to Westlake Hills for the expansion of his practice and surgery suite.




The Heart & Vein Center Specializes in cardiac related diseases and Venous Disease.

Dr. Samuel J. DeMaio moved his practice to accommodate the expansion of services, which include a Wellness Program, Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy, in office lab and a newly designed surgery suite. In 2007 Samuel J. DeMaio joined the Lakeway Chamber of Commerce and was previously awarded one of the best doctors in the Southwest Region. At The Heart & Vein Center we strive to achieve complete patient satisfaction by focusing on and all patient concerns, issues and treatment plans. The Heart & Vein Center treats all patients with the utmost respect and individualized care as some bigger facilities may rush to treat and discharge patients which can sometimes feel impersonal. We are a privately owned company; We are more interested in the quality of care and the relationship we have with our patients and their families. We look forward to hearing from you soon.