Dr. Robert Gulde, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.C.C.P., F.S.C.A. is the director and primary physician at the Heart Institute for C.A.R.E. He was born in Amarillo, Texas and attained his Bachelor of Science Degree at Notre Dame University. He received his medical degree from St. Louis University and performed internship and residency at St. Joseph's Hospital in Denver and Hermann Hospital in Houston.
 Dr. Gulde completed a training fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.
 He is board certified in Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease.
 He served as Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and was assigned a teaching appointment in the Department of Cardiology at the Naval Medical School in Bethesda, Maryland. While there, he served as the director of the CPR program and advisor to the Capitol Physician on CPR. He also worked on a cooperative project with Dr. Ken Sell and Charles Lindbergh for the design and implementation of a program to measure the electrical and physiologic activity of in vitro perfused mammalian hearts, utilizing a Pulsatile pump designed by Charles Lindbergh.


 He has served on numerous boards and committees, published several publications and papers, as well as movies and videos, and holds several professional and scientific memberships.
 He attends annual meetings of the American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, and currently is studying alternative and preventative therapies related to wellness, particularly heart disease.