Deborah Meyers, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Director of Advanced Heart FailureMemorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute
Dr. Deborah Meyers joined the Medical School in 2008 as the Director of the Advanced Heart Failure Program at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston/Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in the Texas Medical Center in Houston.
Dr. Meyers is board certified in general Cardiology and is one of the 227 Cardiologists in the USA board certified in Heart Failure & Transplantation.
Dr. Meyers graduated with honors from the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine and did her internship and junior year of Residency also at UCSF. She completed her Senior Residency year and her Cardiology Fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University in St. Louis. She then completed her Heart Failure & Transplant Fellowship at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
After completing her training, Dr. Meyers became the Director of the Queensland Heart Failure and Transplant Program in Brisbane, Australia. She was the founder of the Queensland “Hospital to Home” Program which has been internationally recognized. She started and directed the 1st Mechanical Circulatory Support Program in the State of Queensland.
Prior to training in medicine, Dr. Meyers studied fine art and photography and worked in the area of health care communication. In the course of her work in this area, she developed a keen interest in systems of health care delivery and has an interest in overcoming the many obstacles that confront patients when they seek help for chronic and complex health conditions.
She moved to Houston in 2008 with her physician-scientist husband and set up a busy multidisciplinary CHF service that focuses on “patient centered” chronic disease management with an emphasis on patient support and education.
Dr. Meyers is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Heart Failure Society of America, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and she is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
She has published and spoken professionally in both national and international forums. She is currently boarded and licensed to practice medicine in Texas and Australia.