Lieber

Dr. Ira H. Lieber

M.D., F.A.C.C

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine/American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease/Fellow of American College of Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • FLEX Certification

Medical Education:

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

Years of Practice:

Over 25 Years

Dr. Ira H. Lieber, M.D., F.A.C.C

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.

Uddin

Dr. Shakeel Uddin

M.D., F.A.C.C

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Medical Education:

Sind Medical College/University of Karachi

Residency:

Tulane University School of Medicine

Fellowship:

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Years of Practice:

Over 21 Years

Dr. Shakeel Uddin, M.D., F.A.C.C

Dr. Shakeel Uddin is a board certified cardiologist who has completed extensive training in different aspects of cardiology. He completed his internship and residency tenures at Tulane Medical School in New Orleans Louisiana, where he was awarded as best teaching resident. After this, he joined a research fellowship training program at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda Maryland. During two years of fellowship, Dr. Uddin had an opportunity to participate in various research protocols especially hibernating and stunned myocardium under the world renowned researchers like Drs. Robert O. Bonow and S. Ward Casscells. During his time at the NIH, Dr. Uddin was able to augment his comprehension regarding various pathophysiologic processes of cardiovascular diseases especially coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This very aspect of his training background enables him to have a clear understanding of a patient’s clinical presentation which assists him tremendously in the formulation of practical diagnostic and therapeutic plans.

After the completion of his research fellowship Dr. Uddin completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston where he was trained by his mentors Drs. James Willerson, Richard Smalling and Lance Gould. During his clinical fellowship, Dr. Uddin accomplished his skills in invasive and non-invasive cardiology and wide spectrum of cardiovascular related maladies.

Dr. Uddin has been practicing in North Houston since 1995. Besides tackling the issues in acute cardiovascular situations like heart attack, cardiogenic shock, and various life threatening arrhythmias, Dr. Uddin’s principal focus is on preventive cardiology. He believes in taking care of the risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus II, hypercholesterolemia, obesity and tobacco abuse, he can make a great difference for the eventual outcome of a patient’s condition.

Dr. Uddin is fluent in English and Urdu.

In his free time,  Dr. Uddin enjoys spending time with family and friends.  Dr. Uddin also enjoys philosophical writing.

Raza

Dr. Syed A. Raza

M.D., F.A.C.C

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Computed Tomography

Medical Education:

Dow Medical College

Residency:

Michigan State University

Fellowship:

Virginia Commonwealth University

Years of Practice:

Over 10 Years

Dr. Syed A. Raza, M.D., F.A.C.C

Dr. Raza is a board certified interventional cardiologist who joined the group in 2013 after finishing his training in Virginia. He has extensive training in all aspects of cardiovascular care including non-invasive and invasive cardiovascular evaluation, advanced cardiovascular imaging and peripheral arterial and venous diseases.

Dr. Raza started his medical education at Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, which is considered one of the oldest and most prestigious medical schools in Pakistan. He continued his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Following his residency training, Dr. Raza joined Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia as faculty and worked as an internist/hospitalist for 3 years at the University Hospital.

Dr. Raza completed his fellowship training in general cardiology at Virginia Commonwealth University where he was trained in all aspects of cardiovascular care by world-renowned faculty. Dr. Raza then pursued additional sub-specialty training in interventional cardiology under the tutelage of one of the pioneers of interventional cardiology Dr. George Vetrovec. During his interventional cardiology fellowship, he received extensive training in coronary and peripheral vascular interventions including complex coronary interventions and use of hemodynamic support devices for high-risk coronary interventions. In addition, he received specialized training in performing cardiac catheterization thru the small blood vessel in wrist (radial artery) in addition to conventional method of performing it thru the groin blood vessels.

Dr. Raza is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Echocardiography and Cardiac CT. In addition, he has advanced training in Cardiac MRI and vascular ultrasound. Dr. Raza prides himself in being one of the few cardiologists with maximum possible board certifications and would like to provide the best possible care to his patients.

Dr. Raza has special interest and expertise in treating varicose veins, spider veins and venous ulceration. In addition, he is also involved in training new physicians who are interested in treating venous disorders.

In addition to English, Dr. Raza also speaks fluent Urdu and Hindi. During his free time he loves spending time with his wife and two kids.

Available for consultation at our main office in Kingwood, TX and our satellite office in Livingston, TX.


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Dr. Xianfeng (Greg) Wen

M.D., PH.D.

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Comprehensive Echocardiography

Medical Education:

Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University (formeraly Shanghai Medical University), Shanghai, China

Residency:

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Fellowship:

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Years of Practice:

Over 10 Years

Dr. Xianfeng (Greg) Wen, M.D., PH.D.

Dr. Wen is a cardiologist who joined the group in 2016 after finishing his cardiovascular fellowship training at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He severed as the chief fellow prior to joining Texas Cardiology Associates of Houston. He has extensive training in different aspects of cardiovascular care including non-invasive and invasive cardiovascular evaluation, advanced cardiovascular imaging and peripheral arterial and venous diseases.

Dr. Wen started his medical education at Shanghai Medical University (now Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University) in Shanghai, which is one of the most prestigious medical schools in China. After earning his medical degree and Doctor Degree of Philosophy in Biology, Dr. Wen came to the US as a postdoctoral research fellow. His research focused on atherosclerotic process in human arteries and TNF signaling pathways in human cells. Dr. Wen has published more than 10 scientific papers in a variety of journals. He finished his residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in cardiovascular disease at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the oldest medical school in the state of Texas.

Dr. Wen practices precision medicine. He believes that medical decisions and practices should be tailored to the individual patient. In addition to English, Dr. Wen also speaks fluent Mandarin.

During his free time he loves spending time with his wife and two kids. He enjoys cooking, traveling and playing tennis.

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Sherry Mauney

MSN, RN, FNP-C

Board Certification:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse

Medical Education:

Christopher Newport University, Angelo State University

Residency:

Fellowship:

Years of Practice:

Over 13 Years

Sherry Mauney, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Sherry Mauney joined Texas Cardiology Associates of Houston in 2015. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her undergraduate degree from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA and completed her graduate studies at Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX. Sherry is an active member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, ASU Nursing Honor Society, Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP) and American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Sherry began her career working as a registered nurse for Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA and Kingwood Medical Center in Kingwood, TX. She then began to focus her nursing specialty and joined The Heart and Vascular Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.  Sherry has additional cardiology experience working for Houston Methodist Hospital System, where she became certified as an Operating Registered Nurse through the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).

Sherry works collaboratively with the cardiologists in treating patients in the outpatient setting. Her clinical style focuses on a holistic approach in order to meet the needs of patients. She approaches patient care not just from an illness or disease perspective, but also the spiritual, emotional and preventative needs, such as smoking cessation and weight loss management.

During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.

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