Dr. Pierre Leimgruber, MD, FACC

 • Walter W. Fondren III Chair, Medical Director of the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center and chair of the
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital since 2008
• Emory University (Atlanta)-completed his surgical residency and vascular training leading to position as Chief of Division of
Vascular Surgery
• International reputation as a leader in the field of endovascular surgery. He conducts FDA-mandated training for surgeons
nationwide and has received millions of dollars for his research from the National Institutes of Health. He has contributed more
than 200 papers to medical literature.