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Discover a rare combination of brilliance and time.
MD2 (MD Squared) is a complete system of care tailored to you. It starts with a strong relationship between you and one exceptional physician who will guide and protect you for years to come.
Experience an unmatched standard of care. Being one of just 50 families unlocks a physician’s true potential, giving you their full focus and availability.
Our physicians have earned long-standing relationships with the world’s leading specialists and medical institutions. Through MD², you can have unmatched access to our nation’s best medical minds anywhere, at any time.
Your privacy is paramount. Should you visit our Houston office, you’ll arrive through a discreet entrance and be greeted promptly by your physician. We maintain completely secure environments, and your personal records will be kept away from the vulnerabilities of conventional public networks.
You and your family aren’t cared for by one of us. You’re cared for by all of us. There is no other group of physicians in the world that provide this caliber and synergy of care. That is our promise.
We do not accept insurance nor bill Medicare.
We believe medical decisions should be exclusively based on your needs as a patient, not insurance companies. As such, all MD2 services are covered by a single monthly retainer fee.
We welcome your inquiry by sending an email, giving us a call at 713-347-1427, or completing our form below.
Dr. Condara is renowned as one of the foremost cardiologists in the country and has earned an exceptional reputation in the Houston medical community. Throughout his career, he has received multiple awards and accolades, including being listed in Texas Top Doctors multiple times. As a physician, he strives to care for his patients as he would care for his own family, and he is perhaps best known for his preventative and future-thinking approach to medicine.
He earned his Doctorate of Medicine and completed his residency at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. Dr. Condara completed his cardiology fellowship work at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Heart Institute program at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston, where he rose to the rank of Chief Interventional Fellow.
Board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology, Dr. Condara has been practicing in Houston for the entirety of his medical career. Before joining MD², he spent the first decade of his career at Cardiology Associates, followed by over two decades practicing at Memorial Hermann Medical Group. His medical interests include general, preventative and interventional cardiology.
Dr. Condara has devoted himself to public and professional service at the national and regional levels. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the Harris Country Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association. He also served in a leadership role at the American Heart Association, Houston division, was an Executive Committee member of the Texas Heart Institute Cardiac Society, and was the chairman of the cardiology section at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.
Dr. Karen Baerenstecher, a native Houstonian and board-certified internist, is beloved by those she devotedly serves for her empathic, thoughtful approach to patient care. Her unwavering focus on quality longevity through preventative medicine and individualized, patient-centered care has earned her a superlative reputation in the Houston medical community.
After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M in biology, she went on to earn her Doctorate of Medicine from University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where she graduated with multiple honors and merits. Dr. Baerenstecher completed her residency in internal medicine at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, after which she joined the staff as a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine.
Following her residency, she also accepted a position as an internal medicine specialist at Medical Clinic of Houston. She held this position for a number of years before transitioning into a solo private practice in 2005. After a decade in solo practice, Dr. Baerenstecher joined L. Ehrlich and Associates, where she remained until partnering with Dr. Condara to open MD2 Houston.
In addition to her direct patient care responsibilities, she has served in numerous capacities in the medical community. She is a member of the Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Association and Memorial Women’s Journal Club, among others. Dr. Baerenstecher is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston.