Paul R Coffeen, MD

Dr. Paul Coffeen comes to Austin Heart from Kansas City, Missouri. After completing his undergraduate and graduate degree at the University of Kansas, he received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. Postgraduate training began with an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, followed by a cardiology fellowship at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed an additional fellowship in electrophysiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is American Board of Internal Medicine certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Office Locations:

Heart Hospital Office (Central Austin), Harker Heights, Marble Falls

Personal Interests:

electronics, shooting sports, running, Bikram Yoga

Professional Associations:

  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • Heart Rhythm Society


  • Coffeen PR, Guyton DG: Monocular Diplopia Accompanying Ordinary Refractive Error. AM J Ophthalmology, 105:451-459, 1988
  • Zuckerman BD, Orton EC, Stenmark KR, Trapp JA, Murphy JR, Coffeen PR., Reeves JT: Alteration of the Pulsatile Load in the High Altitude Calf Model of Pulmonary Hypertension. J Appl Phys, 70:859-869, 1991
  • Shultz JJ, Coffeen PR, Sweeney M, Detloff BLS, Kehler C, Pineda E, Yakshe P, Adler SW, Chang MW, Luie KG: Evaluation of Standard vs. Active Compression Decompression CPR in an acute Human Model of Ventricular Fibrillation. Circulation 89:684-693, 1994.
  • Lurie KG, Benditt DG, Fleischacker J, Ockuly J, Coffeen PR, Adler SW, Shultz JJ: Development of a Multifunctional Coronary Sinus Catheter. Revue Europenne de Technologie BioMedicale (RBM) 16:159-161, 1994.
  • Chang MW, Coffeen PR, Lurie KG, Shultz JJ, Yakshe P, Jarvis G, Lindstrom P, Voss G, White CW: Tissue Perfusion During Standard vs Active Compression Decompression CPR in the Dog. Chest 106:1250-1259, 1994.
  • Lurie KG, Coffeen PR, Shultz JJ, McKnite S, Detloff B, Mulligan K: Improving Active Compression Decompression Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation with an Inspiratory Impedance Valve. Circulation 91:1629-1632, 1995.
  • Shultz JJ, Mianulli MJ, Gisch TM, Coffeen PR, Haidet GC, Lurie KG: Comparison of Exterion Required to Perform Standard and Active Compression Decompression Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Resuscitation, 1995 Iskos D, Lrie KG, Adler SW, Shultz JJ, Coffeen PR, Mulligan KA, Bendictt DG: Effect of Parenternal d-Sotalol on Transvenous Atrial Defibrillation Thresholds in a Caine Model of Atrial Fibrillation. American Heart Journal 132:116-119, 1996.
  • Coffeen PR, Efange SMN, Haidet GC, McKnite S, Boudreau R, Langason RB, Khare AB, Pennington J, Lurie KG: Measurement of Cholinergic Innervation in Rat Heart with Novel Vesamicol Receptor Ligand. Nuclear Medicine and Biology 23:923-926, 1996.


  • Coffeen PR: Hypertensive Heart Disease. Resident and Staff Physician. August Supplement: 27-32, 1992.


  • Chang MW, Coffeen PR, Lurie KG, Shultz JJ, Yakshe P, Jarvis G, Lindstrom P, Voss G, White CW: Tissue Perfusion During Standard vs. Active Compression Decompression CPR in the Dog. Circulation 86:1-926, 1992
  • Coffeen PR, Shultz JJ, Pineda E, Remole SC, Benditt DG, Adler SW, Fetter J, Lurie KG: Effect of CPR on Defibrillation Tresholds During Implantation of Cardioverter-Defebrillators with Transvenous Leads. PACE 16-887, 1993.
  • Coffeen PR, Haidet GC, Lurie KG: Increased Sensitivity of the Senescent Canine Conduction System to Acetylcholine. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy 7:466, 1993.

Physician Rating

Recommendation Rating 4.7
334 reviews

Exam Thorough: 4.7 Provider Answers: 4.7 Provider Concern: 4.8 Wait Reasonable: 4.5

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Medical Education & Training

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Residency: University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO
Fellowship: Univeristy of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN
Specialty Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology





Paul R Coffeen, MD


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Paul R Coffeen, MD


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Office Locations

Austin Heart
3801 N. Lamar, Suite 300
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: (512) 206-3600
Fax: (512) 206-3604
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Austin Heart - Harker Heights

800West Central Texas Expressway, Suite 355
Harker Heights TX 76548
Phone: 254-526-2085
Fax: 254-526-9569
Austin Heart - Marble Falls

1800 Mormon Mill Road, Building B
Marble Falls TX 78654
Phone: 830-798-2082
Fax: 830-693-0040