Dr. Morales was raised in Chicago, Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell and Structural Biology from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Afterward, he received his M.D. from Washington University School of Medicine, a top-five ranking medical school in St. Louis, Missouri. Upon receiving his M.D., Dr. Morales moved to Houston to complete his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine. There, he also completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease and sub-specialty training in clinical cardiac electrophysiology. During his time at BCM, Dr. Morales trained with world-renowned physicians and utilized cutting-edge technology to perform complicated electrophysiology procedures.
As a member of both the Heart Rhythm Society and American College of Cardiology, Dr. Morales has published articles on novel ablation strategies, for atrial fibrillation, and has made professional presentations at national conferences. Dr. Morales has also served as the Chief of Cardiology at Kingwood Medical Center.
Dr. Morales is bilingual in Spanish and his clinical interests include cardiac arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter, as well as implantable cardiac rhythm devices. Furthermore, he has increased exposure and treatment access for cardiac arrhythmias throughout Northeast Houston. Dr. Morales gives educational talks to the community regarding modern treatment options for atrial fibrillation and performed the very first atrial fibrillation ablation procedure in NE Houston. Dr. Morales also performed the first left atrial appendage closure procedure in Northeast Houston, a new treatment strategy for stroke risk reduction in patients with atrial fibrillation.