Howard I. Kurz, MD, MSE, FACC

Howard I. Kurz, MD, MSE, FACC

Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology Training Program
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cardiac Procedure Center)

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  • SB: M.I.T., Cambridge, MA (1979)
  • MSE: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (1980)
  • MD: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY (1984)
  • Intern and Resident, Internal Medicine: Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1987)
  • Research, Clinical, and Interventional Fellow, Cardiovascular Division: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1993)

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovasular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology


  • St. Louis Best Doctors, 2012
  • Teacher of the Year, 1995
  • Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha-Third Year, Carl Innerfeld Award for Clinic Research, 1983
  • Honors: Associate Member Sigma Xi, 1979

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology, Consultant in all aspects of Adult General Cardiology including evaluation and treatment of coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, hypertension, congestive heart failure,cardiomyopathy, pericardial disease, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, syncope, hyperlipidemia, myocardial infarction.

Research Interests

My research is clinical and is in the field of interventional cardiology. It involves the investigation of new techniques and devices utilized in coronary interventions and their outcomes. My research also involves the investigation of coronary imaging and physiology.