Todd Rosengart, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Positions

Professor of Surgery and Chairman
Department of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
DeBakey-Bard Chair of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Professor of Heart and Vascular Disease
Texas Heart Institute

Education

Fellowship from National Institutes Of Health
Residency at New York University Medical Center
General Surgery
Internship at New York University Medical Center
General Surgery
MD from Northwestern University

Certifications

Board Certified
American Board of Surgery
Board Certified
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Honors & Awards

America’s Top Doctors
Who’s Who in America
Top Doctors
Top Doctors

Professional Interests

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Off-pump Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Closure of ASD or VSD
  • Myectomy / Myotomy for HCM
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair or Replacement
  • Minimally invasive Aortic or Mitral Repair or Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

Professional Statement

Dr. Todd K. Rosengart, Chairman and DeBakey-Bard Chair of Surgery, is a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported scientist with uninterrupted extramural funding since 1998. An extensively published investigator, he is also editor of Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and was recently appointed member of the NIH Bioengineering, Technology, and Surgical Sciences (BTSS) study section.

Dr. Rosengart was one of the pioneers in the field of gene therapy, with work beginning in the early 1990s. He now leads a team of scientists engaged in the study of cardiac cellular reprogramming.

As a physician-entrepreneur, he is co-founder of Vitals.com, a leading health provider search and physician/patient interface website with over 13 million monthly visits. He holds twelve patents, including those for a method of inducing angiogenesis.

Selected Publications

Memberships

Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
American College of Cardiology
American College of Surgeons
American Heart Association
American Society of Gene Therapy
Andrew Morrow Society of Cardiac Surgeons
Association of Academic Surgeons
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Society of University Surgeons
Society of Surgical Chairs
American Surgical Association
Texas Surgical Association
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association