Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Buergler joined the Section of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1999 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, a position held until 2005 when he joined The Methodist Hospital Physician Organization. As a clinical interventional cardiologist, Dr. Buergler has become an expert in alcohol septal ablation, a therapeutic procedure used to relieve the dynamic outflow track obstruction in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
Dr. Buergler´s research interest is in the development of better techniques for improving the results of alcohol septal ablation, including the use of magnetic-guided stereotaxis catheterization.