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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male

7575 N Cedar Ave Ste 101
Fresno, CA 93720
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Dr. Khwaja's Experience

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
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  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
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  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thymomas
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Background Check for Dr. Khwaja

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Fresno Magazine, The Best Doctors, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1996
  • Montebello Unified School District Board of Education Certificate of Recognition Outstanding Role Model, 2005
  • Dr. Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Baylor College of Medicine Outstanding Teaching Resident Award, 2001
  • Certificate of United States Congressional Recognition, Montebello’s First Cardiac Surgeon, by United States Congresswoman Honorable Grace F. Napolita, 2004
  • Community Hospital Physician Champion Nominee, 2009
  • American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award, 1999
  • The Ross Procedure is an Ideal Aortic Valve Replacement Operation for the Teen Patient, 2005
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the posterior mediastinum, 2002
  • Surgery for the Chondrosarcoma of the descending thoracic aorta, 2000
  • Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Empyema in HIV Infected Patients – Severity and Treatment Modality is Associated with CD4 Count Status, 2005
  • Hyperhydrosis, May 2007
  • Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Sep 2009
  • Marfan’s Syndrome: Surgical Treatment of Aortic Root., July 2007
  • A Hearty Welcome, Cardiac Surgery, July 2008
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Education & Training

Medical School

Boston University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1996

Residency Hospital

Baylor College Of Medicine General Surgery Residency Program, 1996-2001
University Of Texas, Southwestern Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program, 2001-2004

Fellowship Hospital

University Of Southern California Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Heart Surgery and Heart/Lung Transplant Fellowship, 2004-2005

Undergraduate Schools

University Of California, Berkeley, Bachelor Of Arts, Biochemistry
Graduated in 1992

Other Education

Abiomed Bvs 5000 Ventricular Assist Device (Vad) Training Certification, Abiomed Inc., 2001
Adult Aortic Surgery Elective, Dr. Hazim Safi, University Of Texas Houston, May-June 2004
Advanced Training Course Transmyocardial Revascularization (Tmr) and Holmium-Yag Laser System, Cardiogenesis, June 7, 2003
Carolina Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program, Carolina Health Care System, March 9, 2001
Medtronic Cardiac Surgery Resident Program, Medtronic, May 16-17, 2002
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Khwaja & Staff

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
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