Dr. M. Faisal Khan speaking at Free Community Education Dinner in Houston
Celebrate Heart Month with OMC
In celebration of Heart Care Month, Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Heart Care
Services Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. M. Faisal Khan
will the guest speaker at a free community education dinner on Tuesday,
Feb. 12, at Miller’s Grill, Houston. The topic will be “Heart
Disease Risk and How You Can Prevent It.”
As an interventional cardiologist, Dr. Khan provides diagnostic, routine
and emergent interventional procedures for patients with cardiovascular
disease. The procedures include using an angioplasty balloon or a stent
to open clogged heart vessels that can cause heart attacks.
Dr. Khan is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.
He completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital
in Chesterfield, Mo., where he was chief resident. He went on to complete
a fellowship in Echocardiography at the University of California in San
Francisco and fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and interventional
cardiology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. In addition, he
spent seven years as a research associate in the Department of Cardiology
at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
He joined OMC Heart Care Services in 2012. Prior to coming to OMC, Dr.
Khan practiced at the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colo.; at Mountain
West Medical Center in Tooele, Utah; at Ogden Regional Medical Center
in Ogden, Utah; and at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, Calif. He
has also been published in the Journal of Invasive Cardiology, a prestigious
medical publication that features the latest studies and information regarding
the field of invasive cardiology.
“Heart disease is one of the Nation’s most costly and widespread
health problems, but it is also among the most preventable,” says
Devon Emerson, Director, Cardiopulmonary Services, OMC. “By joining
together we can raise awareness locally about heart disease and help people
on the path to prevention.”
To learn more about early detection of risk factors and lifestyle changes
that can reduce your risk, make plans to attend the free Community Education
Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 6-7 pm, at Miller’s Grill, 6888
Highway 63, Houston. The dinner is free, but reservations are required.
OMC Heart Care Services, located at 1115 Alaska Avenue, Suite 114, provides
complete cardiac care to the community, including open heart surgery,
a 24/7 cardiac catheterization lab, diagnostic testing, and cardiac rehabilitation
program. OMC’s team of cardiology experts includes interventional
cardiologists Kevin Crowe, M.D., and M. Faisal Khan, M.D.; cardiologists
A.K. George, M.D., and Archana Sinha, M.D.; and cardiothoracic surgeon
William “Andy” McGee, M.D.
M. Faisal Khan, M.D., Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist, OMC
Heart Care Services