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Dr. Tarif Khair MD

Dr. Tarif Khair MD

Cardiovascular Disease Specialist

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 556-5100


Dr. Tarif Khair received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut and completed his residency in internal medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital System in Dallas. Dr. Khair completed his fellowship in cardiology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Dr. Khair holds board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. His clinical interests include acute coronary syndrome, congestive heart failure (CHF), coronary artery disease (CAD), atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease and cardio-oncology.

An assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at McGovern Medical School, Dr.Khair enjoys teaching medical students, residents and cardiology fellows. He has had several papers published in peer-reviewed publications in his field.

In his spare time, Dr. Khair enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, and playing tennis.

Physician Details

Medical Education
American University of Beirut, 2006
Internships & Residency
University of Florida Jacksonville - Internal Medicine, 2008
University of Texas Southwestern - Internal Medicine, 2010
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas-Internal medicine, 2011
University of Texas at Houston-Cardiology, 2017
Clinical Interests
Acute Coronary Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardio-oncology, Congestive Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Disease
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City, Pasadena
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp