Howard I. Kurz, MD, MSE, FACC

Professor of Medicine

Additional Titles

  • Director, Interventional Cardiology Training Program
  • Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cardiac Procedure Center)


  • 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

New devices for coronary revascularization, new techniques for coronary revascularization, prevention of restenosis, optimal strategies for anticoagulation, acute coronary syndromes.


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