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Dr. M. Faisal Khan speaking at Free Community Education Dinner in Houston

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. Call 417-257-6793.

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

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