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Mazhar A. Afaq, MD, FACC

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Medical Director-Cardiac Progressive Care, Cardiovascular Medicine

Professional Background

Dr. Mazhar Afaq is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Afaq is the Medical Director of Cardiac Progressive Care at the University of Kansas Health System. He earned his Postdoctoral Fellowship in General Cardiology at Bridgeport Hospitals/Yale University in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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