Ira Lieber, MD

Ira Lieber, MD

Cardiologist (Heart Doctor)
Ira Lieber, MD

Ira Lieber, MD

Cardiologist (Heart Doctor)

Personal Statement

Dr. Lieber is a cardiologist specializing in noninvasive and interventional cardiology with interests in peripheral vascular disease, coronary stents, and chronic venous disease/insufficiency.

Dr. Lieber grew up in New York and attended the University of Rhode Island, graduating summa cum laude in 1975. He then moved to Philadelphia for medical school at Drexel/Hahnemann University, followed by an internship and residency at the University of Texas at Houston. Dr. Lieber then was selected for one year of clinical research fellowship at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California under the auspices of P.K. Shah, M.D., Jeremy Swan, M.D., and William Ganz, M.D. There he did cardiology research and published a chapter in clinical therapeutics.

After completion of his research fellowship, he did a two-year clinical fellowship at the University of California at Irvine under the renowned Walter Henry, M.D. After completing his fellowship, he returned to Houston to establish the Texas Cardiology Associates at Houston. He has had faculty appointments at the University of Texas as a clinical assistant-professor involved in training the cardiology fellows.

Dr. Lieber practices using the latest cutting-edge techniques of minimally invasive cardiology as well as chronic venous disease. He is well-versed in chest pain syndrome, coronary artery detection, heart attack treatments, nuclear cardiology, echo cardiography, peripheral vascular disease, coronary stenting, congestive heart failure, and arrhythmias. He has published articles in the past in reference to cardiology, contributed a chapter in clinical therapeutics, and is actively involved in cardiovascular research, being a principal investigator in multiple research clinical trials, including cholesterol, diabetes, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, heart attacks, etc. He was one of the authors in the landmark Acuity trial.

Dr. Lieber has a significant interest in vein disease which is the most underdiagnosed disease in cardiology, yet the 3rd most disabling. He is a National Instructor for Covidien to train doctors in doing ablation therapy. Dr. Lieber is available for all treatments of cardiac symptoms and cardiac diseases as well as second opinions.

During his free time, Dr. Lieber enjoys traveling, exercising, and playing golf.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English

Insurance Plans

  • AARP
  • AARP - Medicare Advantage HMO
  • AARP - Medicare Advantage POS
  • AARP - Medicare Advantage PPO
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (HMO)
  • AARP - Medicare Supplement
  • Accountable/Interplan - PPO
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare Advantage Replacement HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare Advantage Replacement PPO
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna - Workers' Compensation Access
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Traditional Indemnity
  • BC/BS Medicare
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Community Health Choice
  • Employers Health Network - PPO
  • HealthSmart - HMO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - HMO
  • Humana - Medicare Replacement PPO
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - EDGE
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Provider Select - PPO
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • Traditional Medicaid
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • Unicare - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - POS
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans

Medical School

Drexel/Hahnemann Medical College

Residency

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Fellowship

University of California at Irvine/Research Fellowship Cardiology-Cedars-Sinai/UCLA

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Available Appointments

Texas Cardiology Associates of Houston

2627 Chestnut Ridge Road, #100 Kingwood, TX 77339 (281) 358-1950

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