Mehdi Razavi, MD

Dr. Razavi is involved with numerous clinical trials assessing the efficacy of cutting edge technology in the field of cardiac electrophysiology. His innovations have been featured in Scientific American, InnovationMap, Voice of America News, and Texas Heart Institute News. In addition, he develops, oversees, and executes long-term collaborations with engineering colleagues at Texas Heart Institute’s Cardiovascular Research Laboratory and with exceptional collaborators at Rice University, the University of Houston, Texas A&M University, and UCLA. Show full bio

Dr. Razavi has founded multiple medical device startups for the treatment of arrhythmia and other cardiovascular conditions. Additionally, Dr. Razavi has supervised the development of a number of technologies in collaboration with Rice University and Texas A&M and has 18 patents to his name.

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Education

  • Medical School:

    Medical College Of Pennsylvania

  • Residency:

    Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

  • Fellowships:

    Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology (2001, 2011)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiology Electrophysiology (2002, 2012)

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • Texas Heart Institute EP Teaching Attending of the Year 2019
  • Robert J. Hall Outstanding Cardiology Faculty Teaching Award (2006, 2013)
  • Pfizer Award for Excellence in Electrophysiology Training from the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE; now the Heart Rhythm Society)

Publications

Recent News

SiriusXM’s Doctor Show Interviews Mehdi Razavi about Rice Collaboration

On Friday Aug 16, 2019, Dr. Mehdi Razavi was interviewed on SiriusXM’s Doctor Show about recent advancements made by the THI EP...

New Discovery at Texas Heart Institute and Rice targets the number one cause of sudden death

Ventricular arrhythmia is the number one cause of sudden death in the United States and many developing countries around the world.  A...

Damaged hearts rewired with nanotube fibers

Texas Heart doctors confirm Rice-made, conductive carbon threads are electrical bridges HOUSTON – (August 13, 2019)– Thin, flexible fibers made...