CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD

Houston, Texas

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD



Dr. Biykem Bozkurt is an advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation specialist active in clinical practice, research and education. She regularly participates in national and international scientific sessions as a chair, presenter or a panel member. She is professor of medicine and W.A. “Tex” and Deborah Moncrief, Jr. Chair at Baylor College of Medicine, and Mary and Gordon Cain Chair of Internal Medicine in the Winters Center for Heart Failure Research, also at Baylor.

Education and Training

  • Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1999
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 1996
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1992
  • Medical Degree, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine, 1989

Professional Highlights

  • Gifted Educator Award, American College of Cardiology, 2016
  • Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award, Baylor College of Medicine, 2014
  • Master Clinician Lifetime Award, Baylor College of Medicine, 2014
  • Proctor Harvey MD Young Teacher Award, American College of Cardiology, 2005
  • Secretary’s Hands and Heart Award, National Veterans Affairs, 2003


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