Henry Burkholder, M.D.

Physician | The Houston Institute of Neurology for Kids

Henry Burkholder, M.D.

ABP Board Certified in General Pediatrics
ABP Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology


  • Chief Fellow, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Houston, TX July 2012 – June 2013
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Houston, TX June 2010 – June 2013
  • Residency, General Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    Houston, TX June 2007 – June 2010


  • M.D. with Distinction in Research, Albany Medical College
    Albany, New York August 2003 – May 2007
  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, Texas August 1998 – December 2002

Dr. Henry Burkholder IV is an ABP board-certified Pediatric Cardiologist and General Pediatrician who received his medical degree at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York in 2007. He completed his general pediatric residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston where he won the prestigious Pediatrix Professional Development Award. He was then accepted by the UTHSC for pediatric cardiology fellowship, where he won awards for research and teaching. His senior year of Fellowship he was chosen to be Chief Pediatric Cardiology Fellow. His clinical research focused on diagnostic testing in dysautonomia.

Dr. Burkholder has been named a Houstonia Top Doc for the past three years and was recently named a Texas Monthly Super Doc. He is the Medical Director for the Alvin Community College Pediatric Echocardiogram Program, a top five school in the country for pediatric cardiac sonographers.  He is a clinical professor for the Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program in Houston, Texas.  He has affiliations with Memorial Hermann Hospital System, University of Texas at Houston and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Burkholder was born and raised in Houston and graduated college from University of Texas at Austin. He is married with two children. He loves spending time with his family, playing guitar, playing tennis and practicing martial arts. His areas of clinical interest are congenital heart disease, autonomic dysfunction, exercise physiology, chest pain and fainting. Dr. Burkholder enjoys working with student athletes to help ensure that their hearts stay healthy.