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Mazhar A. Afaq, MD, FACC

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Medical Director-Cardiac Progressive Care, Cardiovascular Medicine

Professional Background

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Education and Training
  • BS, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Southfields Community College, London, UK, London, United Kingdom
  • MD, Medicine, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guys, Kings, and St. Thomas’s Hospitals, London, United Kingdom
  • Internship, General Surgery & Urology, Medway Hospital, Gillingham, Kent
  • Internship, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology, & Hematology, Kent & Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Residency, Nephrology & Geriatrics, St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton, United Kingdom
  • Residency, Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton, United Kingdom
  • Residency, Chase Farm and Barnet Hospitals, Enfield, United Kingdom
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Christiana Care Health System / Jefferson Medical College, Newark, DE
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Yale University Yale New Haven Health / Bridgeport Hospital , New Haven, CT
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Missouri Board of Registration for the Healing Arts

  • Steele, A.P.H., Evans, H.W., Afaq, M.A.. 1999. Long Term Follow Up for Griggs Percutaneous Tracheostomy with Spiral Computed Tomography and Questionnaire. Intensive Care Medicine, 25 (Suppl. 1)
  • Srinivasan., J, Jain., H, Misri., U, Afaq, M, Lancaster, G, Zarich, Z. 2008. Non-Invasive Estimation of Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure is Better with Lateral than with Septal Mitral Annular Tissue Doplar Velocities. Circulation, 118 (S 725 Abstract 2430)
  • Steele, A.P.H., Evans, H.W., Afaq, M.A., Robson, J.N., Tayer, R. . 1999. Long Term Follow Up for Griggs Percutaneous Tracheostomy with Spiral Computer Tomography and Questionnaire. Chest 2000, 117 (5), 1430-1433
  • Upadhyay, S, Afaq, M, Upadhyay, S, Zarich, S. 2007. Loss Supplement Provoked Idiopathic Ventricular Tachycardia. Indian Heart Journal , 59 (6), 494-6
  • Kheirbek, R, Alemi, F, Citron, B, Afaq, M, Patel, M. 2013. Trajectory of Illness for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure. Journal of Palliative Medicine (5)
  • Desear, K, Zaegoush, M, Hall, K, Lavinhousez, W, Afaq, M, Patel, M. 2013. Uninterrupted Warfarin Therapy is Safer than Bridging with Heparin for Cardiac Implantable Devices. Journal of Hospital Pharmacy Residents
  • Afaq, M.A., Asadeh, S, Ivanov, O, Srinivasan, J, Mayall, I, Bernstein, L, Choi, Y, Zarich, S. 2011. Validity of Amino Terminal proBrain Natriuretic Peptide in a Medically Complex Elderly Population. Journal of Clinical Medicine Research , 3 (4), 156-163
  • Upadhyay, SD, Galwankar, S, Afaq, M, Upadhyay, SS. 2006. Visiting the History Solves the Mystery. Journal of General Medicine , 18 (3), 66-7