Barry Trachtenberg, MD

Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiology Associates

Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology

Phone: 713.441.1100


Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Ste 1901
Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Barry H. Trachtenberg is a cardiologist specializing in heart failure and cardiac transplantation. He is the director of the MDCA Cardio-Oncology program, an evolving field devoted to prevention and management of cardiovascular complications of cancer therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and advanced heart failure and transplant. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and attended medical school at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Dr. Trachtenberg, a native Houstonian, completed his residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine prior to his cardiology training at the University of Miami School of Medicine. His clinical experience includes heart failure and heart transplantation, mechanical support pumps and cardio-oncology. He performs diagnostic catheterizations (including radial artery approach) and endomyocardial biopsies. He has contributed to many publications related to advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, regenerative therapies, and ventricular assist devices.
Clinical Interests:
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Transplant
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
Education & Training

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio - 2005
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine -Houston, TX - 2008
Internship: Baylor College of Medicine -Houston, TX - 2005
Board Certification: Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant, Cardiology (Board Eligible)
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Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Ste 1901
Houston, TX 77030
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6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
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