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Roberto Lufschanowski, MD Announces Retirement After 60 Years of Service in Medicine

Houston, TX – October 14, 2022 – Dr. Roberto Lufschanowski has announced his official retirement today. He practiced medicine for over 60 years and cardiology for 52 years helping patients and families from around the world.

Dr. Lufschanowski completed his fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and has been associated with The Texas Heart Institute since 1969. Specializing in general and adult congenital heart disease, he was a founding member of the Texas Heart Medical Group in 2020.

Dr. Lufschanowski graduated from the University of Buenos Aires Medical School in 1960, then completed his internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, and his residency at the VA Hospital in Washington, DC. He has been a member of several professional medical societies, published numerous articles and abstracts on cardiovascular disease in peer-reviewed academic journals, and been on the Editorial Board for the Texas Heart Institute Journal.  Dr. Lufschanowski also served on the teaching staff for The Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship.

“When I came to the Texas Heart Institute as a fellow in 1975, he was one of the first physicians that I had the opportunity to interact with. He taught many of us about patient management and treatment of congenital heart disease – and how to speak proper Spanish. We all admired his good sense of humor and optimism that helped me and many others through challenging situations. He is a dear friend whom I will cherish for the rest of my life.”

-Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer

To schedule an appointment with one of our cardiologists, please contact 713-790-9401.

Should patients opt to follow up with a physician outside of Texas Heart Medical Group, they will be required to sign a release of medical records form to transfer all the relevant information to whomever the patient chooses. To complete this process, please contact our Medical Records Department at 713-600-9244.