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Wissam Khalife

Wissam Khalife, MD, FACC, MACCUTMB 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. Khalife is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UTMB Division of Cardiology. His educational background includes Heart Failure/Transplant Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Heart Institute and Cardiology Fellowship at UTMB. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular disease, Heart Failure and transplantation, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. He was awarded the title of Master of the American Academy of Cardiology in 2010.

    Dr. Khalife is currently the Director of the Heart Failure/Transplant and Left Ventricular Assist Device Program at UTMB. He is interested in invasive cardiology, invasive heart failure and transplant as well as cardiology imaging. He has multiple ongoing research projects and many publications.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    Antonine University - Baabda, Lebanon, MD, 1999

    Internships:

    Transitional, Antonine University - Baabda, Lebanon, 2000

    Internal Medicine, University of South Dakota School of Medicine - Vermillion, SD, 2003

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, University of South Dakota School of Medicine - Vermillion, SD, 2005

    Fellowships:

    Heart Failure and Transplantation, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX, 2006

    Cardiology, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2009


    Certifications:

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

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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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