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Dr. Biswajit Kar, MD

Cardiovascular Diseases

Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology

Dr. Biswajit Kar earned his medical degree from the University of Delhi in New Delhi, India. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he also finished a fellowship in cardiology and interventional cardiology. During his residency, he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. A ...

Dr. Biswajit Kar earned his medical degree from the University of Delhi in New Delhi, India. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he also finished a fellowship in cardiology and interventional cardiology. During his residency, he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

A professor of medicine in the Center for Advanced Cardiopulmonary Therapies and Transplantation at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), He Dr. Kar is chief of the medical division of the Center for Advanced Heart Failure at the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute in the Texas Medical Center.

Dr. Kar has practiced medicine in Houston since 1995 and is board certified in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. He specializes in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure and heart transplantation, and his clinical interests include advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, mechanical assist devices, high-risk coronary interventions, structural heart disease and cardiogenic shock.

Patients value Dr. Kar’s exceptional listening skills and his ability to explain conditions and answer questions. They also say he doesn’t rush through appointments.

Dr. Kar is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Artificial Organs, American College of Physicians, Heart Failure Society of America and International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

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Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
Medical Education

Armed Forces Medical College 1983

Languages Spoken
  • Hindi
  • English
Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine - Cardiology Fellows 2002

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Baylor College of Medicine 1998

PCP Number

100000045672

Clinical Interests
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Heart Transplant
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Heart Transplant
  • High-Risk Coronary Interventions
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Structural Heart Disease
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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
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • 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
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • 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 Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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