image Dr. Richard Kones
Department of Cardiology
Cardiometabolic Research Institute
Houston, Texas


Richard Kones MD, PhD, FAHA, FESC, FRSM, FRSH, FAGS, FRSB, attended NYU School of Medicine, was a NIH Fellow in cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine. Recent research has focused on PCI and CABG in multivessel coronary disease and prevention of cardiometabolic risk to improve clinical outcomes.

During his academic career he has had several teaching appointments, received scholarships, awards, and grants. His work includes 115 publications, 6 books, presentations, courses, and lectures; he has peer-reviewed for 153 different medical/health publishers. As a Fellow/member in notable medical societies and organizations, he has served on a number of committees, is Editor-in-Chief of 6 cardiology journals, sits on the editorial Board of many others, and volunteers to support promotion of ideal cardiovascular health at both individual and community levels.

As a clinician, researcher, educator/mentor, editor, and public health advocate, Dr. Konesí biography has appeared in a number of medical biographical registries. In the last 6 years he has been invited to lecture, panel, or chair 101 academic events.

Research Interest

Cardiovascular Risk
Coronary Heart Disease
Metabolic Syndrome

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