Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD

Texas Heart Institute Positions

  • Co-Director, Internal Medicine


  • Heart failure
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Consultative
  • Outpatient cardiology Electrocardiography


  • Undergraduate:

    University of Freiburg , Germany

  • Postgraduate:

    University Hospitals of Freiburg, Germany

  • Medical School:

    Albert-Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg

  • Residency:

    Boston City Hospital

  • Fellowships:

    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Memorial Hermann
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • UT Physicians


  • Medizinisches Staatsexamen (Germany)
  • Approbation als Arzt (Germany)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Diseases

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Heart Association
  • Chair, writing group for the American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Assess Cardiac Metabolism (2016)
  • Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society (2015)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, McGovern Medical School (2015)
  • President’s Scholar Award for Research, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2016)
  • Texas Heart Institute Professional Staff