Dr. George E. Taffet MD Internist

Dr. George Taffet is an internist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Harris Health System and Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Taffet accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Harris Health System and one of 7 at Methodist Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Geriatric Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 1985 - 1988

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Geriatric Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Normal aging
Taffet GE

Adverse fibrosis in the aging heart depends on signaling between myeloid and mesenchymal cells; role of inflammatory fibroblasts.
Cieslik, K. A.,Trial, J.,Crawford, J. R.,Taffet, G. E.,Entman, M. L.

Application of speckle-tracking in the evaluation of carotid artery function in subjects with hypertension and diabetes.
Yang, E. Y.,Brunner, G.,Dokainish, H.,Hartley, C. J.,Taffet, G.,Lakkis, N.,Taylor, A. A.,Misra, A.,McCulloch, M. L.,Morrisett, J. D.,Virani, S. S.,Ballantyne, C. M.,Nagueh, S. F.,Nambi, V.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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