Caring for the hearts of Central Texas Since 1971

(254) 399-5400

Caring for the Hearts of Central Texas Since 1971 (254) 399-5400

Harvey R. Chen, M.D.,

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Bachelor of Science with Honors, Biological Sciences

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX: Doctor of Medicine

Board Certifications

Board Certified

American Board of Internal Medicine

Cardiovascular Disease Board Certified

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Harvey R. Chen, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Post Graduate Training:

  • Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Fellow, Division of Cardiology. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX.
  • The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX.
  • Earned COCATS Level II certification in diagnostic cardiac catheterization and nuclear cardiology.
  • Earned COCATS Level III certification in Echocardiography.
  • Fellow, Section of Electrophysiology and Pacing Scott & White Heart and Vascular Institute, Temple, TX.
  • Proficient in all aspects of arrhythmia management, including pacemaker and defibrillator implantation, cardiac resynchronization therapy, device troubleshooting, lead extraction, electrophysiology study, and ablation. 


  • Strimel WJ. Koplik S, Chen HR, Song J, and Huang SKS. Safety and effectiveness of primary prophylaxis cardioverter-defibrillators in octogenarians. Presented at 15th World Congress on Heart Disease, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 24-27, 2010. Manuscript in submission. 
  • Valderrabano M, Chen HR, Sidhu JS, Rao L, Ling Y, and Khoury DS. Retrograde ethanol infusion in the vein of Marshall: regional left atrial ablation, vagal denervation, the feasibility in humans. Circ Arrhythmia Electrophysiol, published online December 8, 2008. 
  • Chen, HR. Cellulitis, necrotizing fasciitis, subcutaneous abscess, and osteomyelitis. Parkland manual of inpatient medicine: an evidence-based approach, 2006.

Areas of Interests:

  • Hobbies include spending time with family, outdoor sports, recreational piano, digital photography, travel, and home.

Our Central Texas Locations

Call (254) 399-5400 for Appointments

Waco Cardiology Associates
7125 New Sanger Avenue, Ste. A
Waco, TX 76712
Clifton Medical Clinic
201 Posey Ave
Clifton, Texas 76634
Coryell Specialty Clinic
1507 W Main St.
Gatesville, Texas 76528
Family Practice Rural Health Clinic
303 North Brown
Hamilton, Texas 76531
Hill Regional Hospital
1323 East Franklin Street, Suite 103
Hillsboro, Texas 76645
Parkview Rural Health Clinic
514 S. Bonham, Suite B
Mexia, Texas 76667
Lake Whitney Physicians Clinic
202 East Jefferson
Whitney, Texas 76692
Limestone Family Medicine Center
701 McClintic Drive
Groesbeck, Texas 76642