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Dr. Barry H. Trachtenberg is a cardiologist specializing in heart failure and cardiac transplantation. He is also the director of the Michael Debakey Cardiology Associates Cardio-Oncology program, an evolving field devoted to prevention and management of cardiovascular complications of cancer therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and advanced heart failure and transplant. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and attended medical school at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Dr. Trachtenberg, a native Houstonian, completed his residency in internal medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine prior to his cardiology training at the University of Miami School of Medicine. His clinical experience includes heart failure and heart transplantation, mechanical support pumps, and cardio-oncology. He performs diagnostic catheterizations (including radial artery approach) and endomyocardial biopsies. He has contributed to many publications related to advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, regenerative therapies, and ventricular assist devices. Dr. Trachtenberg is a member of the American Heart Association, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Association, Heart Failure Society of America, and the International CardiOncology Society of North America.

Education/Academic qualification

Cerebrovascular Disease, Clinical Fellowship, University of Miami School of Medicine

Jul 1 2009Jun 30 2012

Award Date: Jun 30 2012

Clinical Transplant , Clinical Fellowship, University of Miami School of Medicine

Jul 1 2008Jun 30 2009

Award Date: Jun 30 2009

Internal Medicine, Residency, Baylor College of Medicine

Jun 1 2005Jun 1 2008

Award Date: Jun 1 2008

MD, UT School of Medicine in San Antonio

Jul 1 2000May 1 2005

Award Date: May 1 2005

Research Area Keywords

  • Heart & Vascular
  • Cancer
  • Clinical Care
  • Clinical Translation & Trials
  • Regenerative Medicine

Free-text keywords

  • Heart catheterization
  • Heart transplant
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy

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Projects

Research Output

A Novel Model Incorporating Pectoralis Muscle Measures to Predict Mortality After Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: The Minnesota Pectoralis Risk Score

Cogswell, R., Trachtenberg, B. H., Murray, T., Schultz, J., Teigen, L. E. V. I., Allen, T., Araujo-Gutierrez, R., John, R., Martin, C. M. & Estep, J., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 26, 4, p. 308-315 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    A positive Tc-99m PYP scan in a patient with cardiac sarcoidosis

    El-Tallawi, K. C., Parikh, R., Nabi, F., Maclayton, P. I., Trachtenberg, B. H. & Al-Mallah, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Association between Angiotensin II Antagonism and Mortality after LVAD Implantation: A Multi-Center, Contemporary Analysis

    Schultz, J. N., Trachtenberg, B. H., Estep, J., Goodwin, K., Araujo, R., Rafei, A. G. E., Alexy, T., Shaffer, A., John, R. & Cogswell, R., Apr 1 2020, In : The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 39, 4, p. S131-S132

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Association of LVAD Cannula Position with Stroke Risk

    Agrawal, T., Abdala, H., Gutierrez, R. A., Thaker, R., Xu, S., Fida, N., Kim, J. H., Hussain, I., Trachtenberg, B. H., Guha, A., Bhimaraj, A. & Kassi, M., Apr 1 2020, In : The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 39, 4, p. S413-S414

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle