Catalin Loghin, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Dr. Loghin joined The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2004. He earned his medical degree and completed his residency from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania. Prior positions were attending physician in internal medicine at University Hospital Nr. 1 in Romania, then senior attending physician (consultant) internal medicine and non-invasive cardiology at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania. Dr. Loghin completed his residency and cardiology fellowship here at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Dr. Loghin is expert in echocardiography, clinical cardiology and teaching. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, Romanian Society of Cardiology, Romanian Society of Physicians and Nature Scientists. He also serves as a reviewer for Circulation, Journal of the American Heart Association and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Dr. Loghin is an expert echocardiographer and contributes in both UT’s outpatient and the Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute echocardiography laboratories. He has a strong interest in cardiac imaging and experience in cardiac positron emission tomography and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Dr. Loghin’s research focuses on cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with advanced heart failure as guided by advanced echocardiography methods, fundamental technical aspects of positron emission tomography imaging, mitral valve pathophysiology and percutaneous mitral regurgitation repair guided by transesophageal echocardiography, non-invasive imaging of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque by magnetic resonance imaging.