Robert C. Scott, III, MD, PhD, FACC

Baylor Scott & White Health

Chairman, Scott & White Resuscitation Committee
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Support and Cardiac Transplantation

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Invasive Cardiology, Internal Medicine

Patient Care Emphasis
Abnormal Lipid Levels, Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack), Cardiomyopathy, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Failure - Advanced, Heart Transplant, Myocardial Biopsy, Myocarditis, Pericardial Diseases, Transplantation, Ventricular Assist Devices

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    July 19, 1999

  • University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, PhD, 1995
  • University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, MD, 1992
  • University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, BS, 1986

  • Specialty Training
  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Combined Clinical Investigator Pathway in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and AHA Bugher Fellow, University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of California, San Diego, CA

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

    Publications and Research
  • Choudhary, R., Palm-Leis, A., Scott III, R.C., Guleria, R.R., Rachut, E., Baker, K.M., and Pan, J.: All-trans retinoic acid attenuates pressure-overload induced cardiac remodeling by inhibiting the renin-angiotensin system. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294:633-644, 2008. (First published online, Amer. Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, December 21, 2007, doi:10.1152/ajpheart.01301.2007).
  • Kimura, B.J., Scott III, R.C., Willis, C.L., and DeMaria, A.N.: Diagnostic Accuracy and Cost-Effective Implications of an Ultrasound Screening Strategy in Suspected Mitral Valve Prolapse. American Journal of Medicine 108 (4):331-333, 2000.
  • Costa, S.M., Fitzsimmons, P.J., Terry, E., and Scott, R.C.: Coronary-Subclavian Steal: Case Series and Review of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies. Angiology 58 (2):242-248, 2007.
  • Henderson MH, Ogden PE, Sibbitt SJB, Colbert CY, Puschett JB, and Scott III RC. 62-year-old-female with weakness and shortness of breath. Am J Med Sci. 337:126-30, 2009.
  • Scott III, R.C.: Pericardial and Myocardial Diseases. In: DeMaria, A. and Ben-Yehuda, O. eds. Educational Review Manual in Cardiovascular Disease. NewYork: Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing, 2000.

  • Professional Memberships
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American College of Physicians
  • Heart Failure Society of America
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation

  • Languages Spoken


    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
    100 Hillcrest Medical Blvd
    Waco, TX 76712
    Killeen Cardiology at Hemingway
    2405 S. Clear Creek Road
    Suite 250
    Killeen, TX 76549
    Scott & White Clinic - Rock Prairie
    800 Scott and White Dr
    College Station, TX 77845
    Scott & White Clinic - Round Rock 302 University
    302 University Blvd
    Round Rock, TX 78665
    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508