• 11085 Citations
  • 56 h-Index
1975 …2017

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Craig Pratt, a clinical cardiologist, serves as medical director of the Cardiac Care Unit and EKG lab, and as director of research in the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center at Houston Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Pratt serves on a number of national and international committees. He is a consultant to the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Board; and Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, a contributor to the North American Society for Pacing and Electrophysiology and various committees of the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute. He is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Pratt is a frequent contributor to publications, having authored over 300 journal articles, books, chapters and abstracts. Dr. Pratt received his medical degree from the University of California - Irvine. He completed residencies in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at the University of California - Davis.

Lieutenant, US Naval Reserve, Camp Pendleton, CA; Director, Hypertension Clinic; Director, Outpatient Medical Services; Medical Advisor to Base General on Marine Weight Loss and Fitness Program; Director, Medical Clinic Services for Vietnam Refugees.

Research interests

Dr. Pratt’s practice is dedicated to advancing cardiac patient care and clinical research. As director of research in the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, he leads and supports a team of physicians that together are today conducting more than 200 clinical studies across a wide range of cardiac-related topics. Dr. Pratt’s specific research interests are in clinical investigation of cardiac arrhythmias.

Education/Academic qualification

Cardiology, Clinical Fellowship, University of California Davis

Jul 1 1976Jun 30 1978

Award Date: Jun 30 1978

Internal Medicine, Residency, University of California Davis

Jul 1 1975Jun 30 1976

Award Date: Jun 30 1976

Internal Medicine, Internship, University of California Davis

Jul 1 1971Jun 30 1973

Award Date: Jun 30 1973

MD, University of California School of Medicine

… → May 31 1971

Award Date: May 31 1971

Free-text keywords

  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Cardiovascular disease

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Research Output

Long-Term Effect of Endothelin Receptor Antagonism With Bosentan on the Morbidity and Mortality of Patients With Severe Chronic Heart Failure: Primary Results of the ENABLE Trials

ENABLE Investigators and Committees & ENABLE Investigators and Committees, May 1 2017, In : JACC: Heart Failure. 5, 5, p. 317-326 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 37 Scopus citations
  • 38 Scopus citations

    Case report: Severe hypercalcemia mimicking ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

    Schutt, R. C., Bibawy, J., Elnemr, M., Lehnert, A. L., Putney, D., Thomas, A. S., Barker, C. M. & Pratt, C. M., Jul 1 2014, In : Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal. 10, 3, p. 193-197 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    New agents to prevent strokes in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.

    Putney, D. & Pratt, C., 2012, In : Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal. 8, 3, p. 44-46 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • Coronary artery calcium scoring in the emergency department: Identifying which patients with chest pain can be safely discharged home

    Nabi, F., Chang, S-M., Pratt, C., Paranilam, J., Peterson, L. E., Frias, M. E. & Mahmarian, J. J., Sep 1 2010, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 56, 3, p. 220-229 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 52 Scopus citations