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Dr. Biswajit Kar, MD

Cardiovascular Disease Specialist

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Physician Biography

Dr. Biswajit Kar, M.D. earned his medical degree from the University of Delhi in New Delhi, India. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He subsequently completed his fellowship in cardiology and interventional cardiology at BCM where he later served as a faculty member.

Board-certified in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, Dr. Kar has practiced medicine in Houston since 1995. He specializes in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, and interventional cardiology and his clinical interests include heart transplant management and structural and congenital heart diseases.

Dr. Kar currently serves as a professor of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and chief of the Medical division for the Center for Advanced Heart Failure at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center.

A member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Artificial Organs, the American College of Physicians, the Heart Failure Society of America and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, he has published over one hundred original articles in medical journals as well as book chapters.

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