Jennifer Cozart, MD

Jennifer R. Cozart, M.D. is a highly skilled surgeon with extensive experience in cardiovascular, thoracic and general surgery procedures. Her practice encompasses all aspects of these fields, with a special focus on minimally invasive cardiothoracic and endovascular techniques. She is also committed to raising the awareness of and treating cardiovascular disease in women. Show full bio

Dr. Cozart holds a medical staff appointment at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and Texas Heart Institute in Houston. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas in 2003 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998 from The University of Texas at Austin. Upon completion of a General Surgery Residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch in 2008, she completed a Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Residency at the Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine.

She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and licensed to practice medicine by the State of Texas. Dr. Cozart is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. She is also an active member of numerous medical and scientific societies including the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society, Society of Thoracic Surgery, and Women in Thoracic Surgery.

Texas Heart Institute Positions


  • Hybrid Atrial Fibrillation Program


  • Medical School:

    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 2003 

  • Residency:

    The University of Texas Medical Branch

  • Fellowships:

    Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

Honors, Awards and Memberships


Recent News

Meet Dr. Clauden Louis AATS 2022 Denton A. Cooley Fellow

“This has been an amazing experience. To know that I’m not only carrying the name of one of the giants...

Texas Heart Medical Group Welcomes Renowned Cardiovascular Surgeons

HOUSTON (June 30, 2022) — The Texas Heart Medical Group, the clinical practice of the Texas Heart Institute, announced today that...

Burgeoning Hybrid Atrial Fibrillation Program at THI Bolstered by FDA Approval of Innovative New EPi-Sense Treatment System

Dr. Jennifer Cozart Now Seeks to Further Expand THI’s Cutting-Edge Atrial Fibrillation Minimally Invasive Hybrid Treatment for Patients Suffering from...