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Heinrich Taegtmeyer – Biography, Age, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Heinrich Taegtmeyer (born February 1941) is a board-certified American cardiologist in Houston, Texas. His subspecialties include adult congenital heart disease and cardiac electrophysiology.

Heinrich Taegtmeyer

Heinrich Taegtmeyer Facts

  • Full Name: Heinrich Taegtmeyer
  • Age: 81 years old
  • Date of Birth: February 1941
  • Place of Birth: Houston, Texas
  • Occupation: Cardiologist
  • Nationality: American

Heinrich Taegtmeyer Medical School & Residency

  • Brigham and Womens Hospital – Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1975-1976
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital – Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973-1975
  • Boston University Medical Center – Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971-1973
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School – Internship, Transitional Year, 1970-1970
  • University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine – Medical School

Heinrich Taegtmeyer Career

In 1982, Dr. Taegtmeyer became a member of the UT faculty. He held the position of Director of the UT Cardiology Fellowship Program from 1988 to 1994 and was promoted to Professor in 1991. Over the past 30 years, Dr. Taegtmeyer’s lab has continually received research funding from the NIH.

He serves as a reviewer for various peer-reviewed journals. He was Associate Editor for Circulation from 1993 to 2004, Associate Editor for Cardiology from 1993 to the present, and serves on the Editorial Boards of Circulation Research, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and Journal of the American College of Cardiology – Imaging. Dr. Taegtmeyer gives lectures on heart failure, diabetes, and cardiac metabolism all throughout the world.

Dr. Taegtmeyer was a full member of the NIH Metabolism Research Section from 1989 to 1993, and has served as an ad hoc member of other NIH study sections annually since then. Dr. Taegtmeyer was appointed to the IMMEDIATE Trial Protocol Review Committee by the Director of the NHLBI in 2005. In 2006, he was appointed to the Data Safety Monitoring Board of the IMMEDIATE Trial for the NHLBI.

Since 1995, he has served on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the University Clinical Research Center, and since 2007, he has been a member of the MacDonald Fund Research Committee.

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • MA State Medical License – Active through 2015
  • TX State Medical License – Active through 2024

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, TX

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer has the following 30 areas of expertise

  • Stroke
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Body Weight
  • Heart Attack
  • Low Cardiac Output
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Heart Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Obesity
  • Arrhythmia
  • Myocardial Reperfusion Injury
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Coronary Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Diabetes Complications
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Myocardial Diseases
  • Arteriosclerosis (Arterial Disease)
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Blood Clot
  • Atherosclerosis

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health – Memorial Hermann
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • Blue Essentials HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Community Health Choice Mrktplace MRF
  • Community place
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Premier MRF
  • Humana Houston HMOx
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • SureFit – Houston
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Location & Contact Information

UT Physicians
6410 Fannin St Ste 600
Houston, TX 77030
(832) 325-7211

Website: www.utphysicians.com

University Of Texas Health Science Center
6431 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 704-6762

Heinrich Taegtmeyer Net Worth

Heinrich Taegtmeyer has an estimated net worth of $8 million.


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