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Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MD

Cardiovascular Diseases

Internal Medicine

Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer received his medical degree from the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. Board certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Taegtmeyer specializes in c...

Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer received his medical degree from the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. He completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.

Board certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, Dr. Taegtmeyer specializes in cardiology (consultative and outpatient), cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, electrocardiography, heart failure and obesity.

Dr. Taegtmeyer is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha, and is a fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS). He served as president of the Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism (SHCM) from 2006 to 2009. In addition, Dr. Taegtmeyer has supervised 12 graduate students and 16 postdoctoral fellows, and he has mentored 15 medical or surgical residents on research rotations as well as 43 summer students. Many of his students hold academic appointments in the United States and Germany.

Dr. Taegtmeyer was a full member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Metabolism Study Section from 1989 to 1993 and has since served as an ad hoc member of various NIH study sections on a yearly basis. In 2005 the Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) named Dr. Taegtmeyer to the NIH Protocol Review Committee for the IMMEDIATE Trial, a double-blind randomized controlled trial of intravenous glucose, insulin and potassium for acute coronary syndromes in emergency medical services. In 2006 he was named to the NHLBI Data Safety Monitoring Board for the IMMEDIATE Trial. He has served on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the University Clinical Research Center since 1995, and on the MacDonald Fund Research Committee since 2007.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7211

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Specialties
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
Medical Education

University of Freiburg 1968

Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
Fellowship

Brigham & Women's Hospital 1975, Brigham & Womens Hospital 1976

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Somerset Medical Center 1970, Boston Medical Center 1973

PCP Number

100000047538

Clinical Interests
  • Cardiology
  • Diabetes
  • Electrocardiography
  • Cardiology
  • Diabetes
  • Electrocardiography
  • Heart Failure
  • Obesity
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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