Attended University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston where he won the John Wallace prize in Cardiology in 1998. He received his internal Medicine training at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston and his Cardiology training at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Throughout his training, Dr Tavackoli has been heavily involved in clinical, benchmark, and animal research and has published in several peer reviewed Journals. Dr. Tavackoli’s main interest is the well being of his patients achieved through prevention and the health maintenance. He is interested and certified in performance and interpretation of nuclear cardiac studies, echocardiograms (both transthoracic and transesophageal), Cardiac catheterization and permanent pacemaker implantation. He is also highly interested in treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, lipid disorders and malignant hypertension. Dr Tavackoli is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a clinical assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine.