R. David Fish, MD

Dr. R. David Fish is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology, and currently serves as the program director for the interventional program and the associate program director for the general cardiovascular disease fellowship. He received his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas, and went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He continued his subspecialty training in cardiovascular disease at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Over his career, he has remained a leader in the field of coronary stenting, PFO and ASD closure, heart valve disease and percutaneous heart valve replacement.

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Texas Heart Institute Positions

  • Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
  • Teaching Staff, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship


  • Medical School:

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

  • Internship:

    Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Residency:

    Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Fellowships:

    Brigham and Women's Hospital

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

Honors, Awards and Memberships

  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Heart Institute Professional Staff
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Past recipient of Physician-Scientist Award from the National Heart Lung & Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health


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