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Moritz Wyler von Ballmoos

Moritz C. Wyler von Ballmoos, MD, PhD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
6550 Fannin Street
Smith Tower Suite 1401
Houston, TX  77030
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


  • Minimally invasive & robotic-assisted surgery (valve surgery & CABG)
  • Mitral valve pathology & repair
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair/replacement (TMVR)
  • Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair/replacement (TTVR)
  • Hybrid cardiac procedures
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS)
  • Quality metrics/improvement/management
  • Education


  • Transcatheter technology (multiple/sequential valve interventions; treatment for PVL; prevention of coronary obstruction/LVOT obstruction; cerebral protection)
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter mitral valve repair or replacement (TMVR)
  • Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair or replacement (TTVR)
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Quality metrics in cardiac surgery
  • Structural heart disease
  • Live 3D fusion imaging; advanced imaging applications
  • Theory & methods of causal inference, statistics, epidemiology

Additional Educational Information

  • Advanced Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
  • Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, USA
  • Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Econometrics & Decision Sciences, Harvard University & Harvard School of Public Health, MA, USA
  • Research Fellow in Cardiac Surgery, Harvard Medical School & Children's Hospital Boston, MA, USA
  • Research Fellow in Vascular Biology, Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Medical School, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Transcatheter
  • Robotic
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Cancer
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Basic science