Biomedical Engineering

Faculty

Robbins
Robert Clayton Robbins, M.D.
Adjunct Professor
Office Location: 2450 Holcombe Blvd, Suite 1, Texas Medical Center
Email: RCR [at] texasmedicalcenter [dot] org

Dr. Robbins currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas Medical Center. Prior to that, he was the chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, the director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, of the Heart- Lung and Lung Transplantation Programs, and of the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Laboratory.

Dr. Robbins is an internationally recognized cardiac surgeon in the areas of cardiac diseases with a special expertise in the surgical treatment of congestive heart failure. His research also focused on the investigation of stem cells for cardiac regeneration, cardiac transplant allograft vasculopathy, bioengineered blood vessels, and automated vascular anastomotic devices.

Research Interests: 

The investigation of stem cells for cardiac regeneration, cardiac transplant allograft vasculopathy, bioengineered blood vessels, and automated vascular anastomotic devices.