Professor of Cardiology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Full Member, Research Institute
Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Residency, Department of Cardiology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Craig Pratt, a clinical cardiologist, serves as medical director of the Cardiac Care Unit and EKG lab, and as director of research in the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Pratt serves on a number of national and international committees. He is a consultant to the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Board; and Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, a contributor to the North American Society for Pacing and Electrophysiology and various committees of the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute. He is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Pratt is a frequent contributor to publications, having authored over 300 journal articles, books, chapters and abstracts. Dr. Pratt received his medical degree from the University of California - Irvine. He completed residencies in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the University of California - Davis.
Lieutenant, US Naval Reserve, Camp Pendleton, CA; Director, Hypertension Clinic; Director, Outpatient Medical Services; Medical Advisor to Base General on Marine Weight Loss and Fitness Program; Director, Medical Clinic Services for Vietnam Refugees.
Dr. Pratt’s practice is dedicated to advancing cardiac patient care and clinical research. As director of research in the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, he leads and supports a team of physicians that together are today conducting more than 200 clinical studies across a wide range of cardiac-related topics. Dr. Pratt’s specific research interests are in clinical investigation of cardiac arrhythmias.