J. Filby, M.D., Structural, Peripheral & Coronary
An interventional cardiologist who performed
some of the first minimally invasive cardiovascular
procedures of their kind in this region, Dr.
Filby returned to FirstHealth to establish
a Structural Heart Program at the Reid Heart Center.
Dr. Filby’s practice is focused on the
medical and interventional management of coronary
artery disease, peripheral arterial disease (including
carotid stenosis), adult congenital heart disease
and valvular heart disease. He performs
a variety of procedures including catheter-based
defect closures (ASD, PFO, PDA), valve replacements
and peripheral vascular interventions that can
offer a reasonable alternative to conventional
A native of New Orleans, Dr. Filby graduated
with honors from Harvard University with a B.A.
in biological anthropology before earning his
M.D. from the Louisiana State University Medical
School. He completed an internship and residency
in internal medicine at Stanford University Hospital
in Palo Alto, Calif.; a general cardiology fellowship
at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill; and a two-year
interventional cardiovascular and endovascular
fellowship at Ohio’s renowned Cleveland
He was affiliated with Moore Regional for two
years before joining Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Physicians, a specialty group that has been top-rated
for patient satisfaction by Consumer Reports
Dr. Filby is board certified in internal medicine,
cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology,
and is board eligible in vascular medicine.