Dr. Todd Rosengart is a nationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon, a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported scientist, and an extensively published investigator. Since the mid-1980s, Dr. Rosengart’s research group has been working on treatments for heart disease, including angiogenic therapy and, more recently, cellular reprogramming.
Dr. Rosengart is noted for his expertise in minimally invasive heart surgery, minimally invasive valve surgery, off-pump surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery, closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) or ventricular septal defect (VSD), myectomy/myotomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), minimally invasive aortic or mitral repair or replacement, cardiac surgical procedures, gene therapy, myocardial ischemia and cardiothoracic surgery.
Dr. Rosengart is a professor and chair of Baylor College of Medicine’s Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery and the professor of heart and vascular disease at the Texas Heart Institute. He is the appointed DeBakey-Bard Chair of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.