Baxter D. Montgomery MD, scientific Advisor


EXPERTISE/EXPERIENCE
Dr. Montgomery assists our firm with performing due diligence and clearance work in the medical devices area, particularly in the field of cardiology.  He is a Board Certified Cardiologist who has been practicing and teaching medicine since 1991.  He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas in Houston, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the founder and president of the Houston Cardiac Association (HCA), and Executive Director of The Johnsie and Aubary Montgomery Institute of Medical Education and Research. Through these various roles Dr. Montgomery stays on the cutting edge of cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, nutritional research and practice, specializing in food-driven lifestyle intervention. Besides running a busy medical practice, he is actively involved in both research and teaching (medical students, physicians in training, nurse practitioners and the general public) in the areas of nutritional health, cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology.  Over the years he has acted as Researcher, Cardiovascular Disease Lecturer and Consultant for GlaxoSmithKline, Inc., Novartis, Inc., Biotronic, Inc. and Boston Scientific, Inc. Among other teaching responsibilities he sits on the Teaching Faculty for Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellows as well as Clinical Advanced Nurse Practitioner Students at The Texas Medical Center.
EDUCATION
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston – Fellowship: Cardiovascular Diseases,
    Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (1997)
  • Baylor College of Medicine – Residency: Internal Medicine (1993)
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston – Doctor of Medicine (1990)
  • William Marsh Rice University – Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry (1986)
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1993-2003)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases (1997-2007; Recertified 2007-2017)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (2003-2013)
  • Texas State Board of Medical Examiners (since 1991)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • American College of Cardiology (Elected as Fellow of the College in January, 1999)
  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Rhythm Society (North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, NASPE)
  • American College of Physicians
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Houston Medical Forum
RECENT HONORS AND AWARDS
  • 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Houston – for dedication to the improvement of the community (2012)
  • Benjamin Spock Award for Compassion in Medicine (2010)
  • America’s Top Physicians (2007)
CIVIC INVOLVEMENT
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine -- Member of Advisory Board
  • Clinical Concepts for Non-Cardiologist, Director and Faculty: an educational symposium held for primary care and other non-cardiology specialists in the Houston area (annual, 2006-2008)