Baxter Montgomery, MD FACC
Founder, Montgomery Heart and Wellness
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Texas
Baxter Montgomery, MD, FACC, has served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Texas Health Sciences Center for the last 22 years, and President of Houston Associates of Cardiovascular Medicine for 21 years. He is a Board Certified Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist, and is the founder of Montgomery Heart and Wellness, a cardiology practice and wellness center in Houston that offers a comprehensive approach to help people transform from conditions of sickness to wellness and eventually optimal health. He is also an attending physician at Memorial Hermann Hospital of The Texas Medical Center, and its Heart and Vascular Institute.
Dr. Montgomery is also Executive Director of the nonprofit organization The Johnsie and Aubary Montgomery Institute of Medical Education and Research, and was a long-time member of the Advisory Board for Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. His number one clinical interest, about which he has written and lectured extensively, is: nutritional lifestyle interventions for the management of chronic illnesses, including, but not limited to, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and diabetes. He has developed, and used over the past 14 years, a novel food classification system that helps people reverse conditions such as this without medication or surgeries.