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Tareq Abu Sharifeh

Tareq Abu Sharifeh, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - General
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Sharifeh is a firm believer is preventive cardiology and risk factor control. As clinical research proved over the past many years preventing the disease has much better outcome for the community. Healthy diet, appropriate exercise, and weight loss are excellent start before pharmacologic management of risk.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    ECFMG, 1999

    University of Jordan Medical School - Amman, Jordan, MD, 1998

    Internships:

    Rotating, Al-bashir Hospital - Amman, Jordan, 1999

    Residencies:

    Internal Meedicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2003

    Fellowships:

    Cardiology, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2012


    Certifications:

    American Board of Cardiovascular Disease

    American Board of Internal Medicine

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Masood Ahmad

Masood Ahmad, MBBSUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - General
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Masood Ahmad received his medical degree from Kashmir Medical College in Kashmir, India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Euclid General Hospital in Cleveland Ohio and at Long Island Jewish/Queens Hospital Center in New York. Dr. Ahmad completed his fellowship in cardiology at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and in cardiovascular disease. He is a Fellow of the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Prior to coming to UTMB, Dr. Ahmad was a tenured Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri Medical Center and served as Director of Noninvasive Laboratories and Chief of the Cardiology Section at the Harry S. Truman VA Hospital in Columbia Missouri.

    Dr. Ahmad is the Edward D. and Sally M. Futch Endowed Professor in Cardiology. He is also the Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory.

    Dr. Ahmad's research interests are in noninvasive Cardiovascular imaging and he has expertise in 3D echocardiography. Dr Ahmad is a board member of the Houston Chapter of the American Society of Echocardiography. At the national level, Dr Ahmad serves on the FASE committee of the American Society of Echocardiography. In addition, Dr Ahmad serves on the editorial board of Echocardiography, a journal of Cardiovascular ultrasound and Allied techniques.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Kashmir - Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, MD, 1967

    Internships:

    Rotating Medical, Euclid Hospital - Euclid, OH, 1969

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center - New York, NY, 1971

    Fellowships:

    Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX, 1974

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Ahmed Almustafa

Ahmed Almustafa, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Heart Failure
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      6th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (409) 747-0777
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Almustafa is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at UTMB Division of Cardiology. Dr. Almustafa earned his medical degree from Arabian Gulf University at Manama, kingdom of Bahrain. He completed residency in internal medicine and clinical fellowship in cardiology at West Virginia University, as well as completed a fellowship in heart failure and transplant at University of Texas, Houston.

    Dr. Almustafa has a special interest in device therapy for heart failure, hemodynamic monitoring, left ventricular device support, cardiac transplant, cardiomyopathies and pulmonary hypertension.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Arabian Gulf University - Manama, 2008

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine - Morgantown, WV, 2015

    Fellowships:

    Cardiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine - Morgantown, WV, 2018

    Heart Failure and Transplantation, University of Texas Health and Science Center - Houston, TX, 2019

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    A subspecialty of cardiology, heart failure focuses on the heart’s decreased ability to pump blood to the rest of the body.

    If you have not been diagnosed with heart failure, please make an appointment with our general cardiologists, and, if needed, they can refer you for the appropriate specialized treatment.

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Haider Alwash

Haider Alwash, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Interventional
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      6th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (409) 747-0777
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Alwash graduated from the University of Baghdad, College of Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine Residency in Atlanta, Georgia in 2015, and was also recognized and awarded as an Outstanding Resident. Thereafter, Dr. Alwash completed his fellowship training in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX.

    Dr. Alwash joined UTMB faculty in 2019 as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology. He is Board certified in internal medicine and Cardiology, as well as Adult Echocardiography and Nuclear medicine. His fields of interests are coronary and peripheral arterial disease, structural heart disease, and general cardiology.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, University of Baghdad College of Medicine - Baghdad, 2006

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, Atlanta Medical Center - Atlanta, GA, 2015

    Fellowships:

    Cardiovascular Disease, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2018

    Interventional Cardiology, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2019

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    A subspecialty of cardiology, interventional cardiology focuses on catheter-based treatment of structural heart diseases, such as coronary artery disease and vascular disease. Interventional cardiologists diagnose and treat narrowed arteries in the heart (and elsewhere in the body) and weakened heart valves. Treatments included angiography, angioplasty, and stenting.

    If you have not been diagnosed with coronary artery disease or valve disease, please make an appointment with our General Cardiologists, and, if needed, they can refer you for more specialized treatment.

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Ashraf Aly

Ashraf Aly, MD, PhD, MSc, FACC, FAAPUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Pediatrics
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Women's HealthCare, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      3rd Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 772-9507
    • Fax: (409) 747-5570
    UTMB Health Pediatric Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    UTMB Health RMCHP, Pearland
    • 2750 East Broadway Street
      Pearland, TX 77581
    • Phone: (409) 266-1888
    • Fax: (281) 485-3506
  • Dr. Ashraf Aly is the director of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics. He received his M.D. from Cairo University School of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt and completed his Pediatric residency at Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania and Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in Genetics from the George Washington University in Washington DC.

    Dr. Aly specializes in Pediatric Cardiology and sees patients with possible congenital heart diseases from the fetal life throughout adulthood.

    Before joining UTMB in 2003, Dr. Aly was in private practice in Michigan.

    Dr. Aly is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and many other professional medical and scientific organizations.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    Cairo University School of Medicine - Cairo, Egypt, MD, 1978

    Pediatrics, Cairo University School of Medicine - Cairo, Egypt, MSc, 1984

    Biochemistry/Microbiology, Al-Azhar University School of Medicine - Cairo Egypt, MSc, 1984

    Genetics, George Washington University - Washington, DC, PhD, 1991

    Internships:

    Pediatrics, Cairo University Children's Hospital - Cairo, Egypt, 1981

    Pediatrics, Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, PA, 1992

    Residencies:

    Pediatrics, Cairo University Children's Hospital - Cairo, Egypt, 1984

    Pediatrics, Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, PA, 1994

    Fellowships:

    Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit, MI, 1997


    Certifications:

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

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Qiangjun Cai

Qiangjun Cai, MD, FACC, FACPUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - General
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Angleton
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Alvin
  • Dr. Cai completed his residency in internal medicine at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Then he completed his fellowship in cardiology at UTMB and The Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center in Houston. Dr. Cai joined UTMB Angleton Danbury Campus as an Assistant Professor and medical director in 2014.

    Dr. Cai's professional interests include cardiac imaging, clinical cardiology, medical education, and quality improvement in cardiac care. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, and vascular ultrasound. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians.

    Dr. Cai has been involved in multiple clinical studies and research projects. He has published extensively and serves as a reviewer for a number of medical journals.

    Dr. Cai serves cardiac and vascular patients including those with any established cardiovascular diseases. He also provides risk factor management and preoperative evaluation.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    Xuzhou Medical College - Xuzhou, China, MD, 1994

    Internships:

    Internal Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA, 2006

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA, 2008

    Fellowships:

    Methodist Hospital - Houston, TX, 2011


    Certifications:

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Amrican Board of Echocardiography

    Nuclear Cardiology Certification Board

    Vascular Interpretation , Registered Physician

    Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Certification Board

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George Carayannopoulos

George Carayannopoulos, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Electrophysiology
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      6th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (409) 747-0777
    UTMB Health Heart Station, Clear Lake Hospital
    • 200 Blossom Street
      2nd floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (832) 632-7158
    • Fax: (832) 632-9336
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. George Carayannopoulos was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and completed all of his academic and medical training in the University of Texas educational system. After completion of his Cardiac Electrophysiology training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, he was selected as one of six cardiologists to care for all of the international athletes and staff residing in the Olympic Village for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Upon the completion of the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, Dr. Carayannopoulos moved to Long Island, New York where he started Heart Rhythm Consultants of New York a practice created to address the cardiac electrophysiology needs of the community on Long Island.

    During his time in New York he held the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York – Stony Brook University Hospital. He also served in several leadership positions including Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, Vice-chair of Suffolk County H.E.A.R.T. (a task force he created in conjunction with the Suffolk County Health Commissioner to raise the awareness of heart disease in the community), Co-Founder of Suffolk County Life Savers (support group for at risk patients and survivors of Sudden Cardiac Arrest), and Vice President of the New York Hellenic Medical Society.

    He is actively involved in the Heart Rhythm Society and has served on its Reimbursement and Regulatory Committee for six years. He is an international speaker and gives many lectures annually on Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Syncope, Congestive Heart Failure, and Medical Practice Building. In June 2010 he received Greek America Magazine's 40 most influential young Greek-Americans award. Dr. Carayannopoulos and his wife are active members in the Greek Orthodox community, and they enjoy living on Galveston Island.

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  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, MD, 1996

    Internships:

    Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 1997

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 1999

    Fellowships:

    Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 2003

    Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Texas Southwestern - Dallas, TX, 2004

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    A subspecialty of cardiology, electrophysiology focuses on the study and treatment of the electrical activity of your heart to identify abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). Some treatments for arrythmias include implanting pacemakers and cardioverter-defibrillators.

    If you have not been diagnosed with an abnormal or irregular heart rhythm, please make an appointment with our general cardiologists, and, if needed, they can refer you for the appropriate specialized treatment.

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Khaled Chatila

Khaled Chatila, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Heart Failure
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      6th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (409) 747-0777
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr Khaled Chatila completed his medical school at the prestigious American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He then joined as a post-doctoral research fellow in cardiovascular disease at Baylor College of Medicine where he performed cutting edge basic science research studying the pathogenesis of myocardial infarction in animals. He then joined the Good Samaritan Hospital a Johns Hopkins affiliate in Baltimore where he completed his residency training in internal medicine.

    Dr Chatila then moved to Louisville Kentucky for his cardiology training and after completion of general cardiology he stayed on for an additional fellowship in advanced heart failure and transplant where he learned under the guidance of world renowned experts in the field about the care and management of patients with end stage heart failure, mechanical heart pumps (LVAD) and heart transplantation. He then joined UTMB division of cardiology. Along with him was his wife Dr Hania Kassem who also joined UTMB division of nephrology.

    Dr Chatila is extremely passionate about teaching medical students, residents and Cardiology Fellows. He is also interested in multiple research topics and currently working on different research projects. Dr Chatila has been selected for three years in a row 2016-2018 by Super Doctors® as one of Texas rising stars physicians. Dr Chatila has two kids a son and daughter with whom he spends most of his free time.

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  • Medical/Professional School:

    American University of Beirut - Beirut, Lebanon, MD, 2004

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital - San Jose, CA, 2009

    Fellowships:

    Cardiology, University of Louisville - Louisville, KY, 2013

    Cardiology - Advanced Heart Failure, University of Louisville - Louisville, KY, 2014

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    Please do not proceed with scheduling this appointment, instead call us at (800) 917-8906
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    A subspecialty of cardiology, heart failure focuses on the heart’s decreased ability to pump blood to the rest of the body.

    If you have not been diagnosed with heart failure, please make an appointment with our general cardiologists, and, if needed, they can refer you for the appropriate specialized treatment.

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Syed Gilani

Syed Gilani, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Interventional
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      6th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (409) 747-0777
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Gilani specializes in cardiology and practices in the Clinical Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.

    Dr. Gilani earned his MBBS degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan (1996). He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. (2002) and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (2008). Prior to coming to UTMB, Dr. Gilani completed a fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA.

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  • Medical/Professional School:

    Allama Iqbal Medical College, University of Punjab - Lahore, Pakistan, MD, 1996

    Internships:

    Internal Medicine, Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine - Carbondale, IL, 2000

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine - Carbondale, IL, 2002

    Fellowships:

    Cardiovascular Disease, Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI, 2008

    Interventional Cardiology, Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson, LA, 2010

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    Please do not proceed with scheduling this appointment, instead call us at (800) 917-8906
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    A subspecialty of cardiology, interventional cardiology focuses on catheter-based treatment of structural heart diseases, such as coronary artery disease and vascular disease. Interventional cardiologists diagnose and treat narrowed arteries in the heart (and elsewhere in the body) and weakened heart valves. Treatments included angiography, angioplasty, and stenting.

    If you have not been diagnosed with coronary artery disease or valve disease, please make an appointment with our General Cardiologists, and, if needed, they can refer you for more specialized treatment.

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Jose Iturrizaga Murrieta

Jose Iturrizaga Murrieta, MD, FACCUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Heart Failure
    Languages: English
    Spanish
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      6th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (409) 747-0777
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
    UTMB Health Cardiology, Alvin
  • Dr. Jose Iturrizaga was born and raised in Lima, Peru where he attended Medical School at Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal. He then moved to the US in 2007 to pursue his passion for medicine by training in Chicago, Birmingham, and New York. Dr. Iturrizaga specializes in Advanced Heart Failure, Transplant and Pulmonary Hypertension. He ensures his patients are fully knowledgeable about their heart condition, and takes time with each patient and family to answer their questions. Dr. Iturrizaga's goal is to maintain the best quality of life for each and every patient. He loves to read, cook and play soccer, and enjoys spending time with his family.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal - Lima, 2004

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County - Chicago, IL, 2010

    Fellowships:

    Heart Failure and Transplantation, University of Alabama in Birmingham - Birmingham, AL, 2012

    Cardiology, Montefiore Medical Center - Bronx, NY, 2015

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    A subspecialty of cardiology, heart failure focuses on the heart’s decreased ability to pump blood to the rest of the body.

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