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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.


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



University of California at Irvine/Research Fellowship Cardiology-Cedars-Sinai/UCLA



Contact Info:

2627 Chestnut Ridge Rd #100 Kingwood, Texas 77339




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Dr. Ira H. Lieber - America's Top 50 Doctors - Cardiologist - Texas

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