Dr. Azam Anwar, FACC, is a board-certified cardiologist and interventional cardiologist. He completed his training at The University of Texas — San Antonio and his interventional cardiology fellowship at The San Francisco Heart Institute.
Dr. Anwar’s expertise is in new-device investigation, complex-cardiovascular interventions, ASD/PFO closure, PFO closure for migraines and stroke, alcohol septal ablation, valvuloplasty, percutaneous mitral valve repair, device development and cardiovascular education. He has been awarded numerous US patents. He helped develop a coronary stent, embolic-protection device, total-occlusion device and vascular-anastomosis device, cardiac-surgery device and invented the Oz Palm Injector.
He was the Founder and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, the President of the Baylor HeartPlace panel, and a founding board member of the Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital. He has dedicated his career to improve the lives of patients with heart disease through clinical practice, education, device, and product development.
Dr. Anwar is a serial entrepreneur, investor and principal at Anwar Ventures.