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Biswajit Kar, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Listed as one of the best doctors in the nation in the field of cardiovascular disease, Biswajit Kar, M.D., F.A.C.C., the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, talks with U.S. Air Force Veteran Wendel Coleman after surgery. Kar is also an assistant professor of Medicine-Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He holds board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine; the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease; and the American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology. Kar completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine plus his fellowship in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He specializes in interventional cardiology, especially very high risk angioplasty, percutaneous ventricular assist devices, and percutaneous replacement. His expertise also includes management of heart failure and cardiac transplant patients. Kar has a keen interest in strategies to develop and deliver cell-regenerative therapies and is involved in many research studies in these areas of acute heart failure.