Dr. Irfan Iftikhar, MD

Dr. Irfan Iftikhar, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Irfan Iftikhar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University of Karachi / Dow Medical College in 1989 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

2222 Greenhouse Rd Ste 600

Houston, TX 77084

Contact Information

(281) 646-9911

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Iftikhar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Iftikhar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Iftikhar "Our practice values patients' input at the top. The doctor likes to spend time with patients and the office staff provide a very friendly and professional atmosphere. We focus on prevention and excel in intervention if and when needed."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Karachi / Dow Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Loyola university med ctr Interventional card
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Loyola university med ctr. Gen cardiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief cardiology fellow Loyola Univ Med ctr, 1998-2000
  • Top cardiologists of Texas " Texas Monthly", Dec 2010
  • chairman cardiology Christus st catherine, 2008-2011
  • Top cardiologists of Houston in " H" magazine, 2009 2010
  • chairman cardiology Methodist West Hospital, 2013-2015
  • chairman cardiology west huston hospital, 2008-2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Iftikhar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iftikhar's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iftikhar to family and friends
36 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Iftikhar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Iftikhar is truly amazing. His office staff is so nice and caring. They are always willing to go the extra mile to make sure my concerns are addressed. Prior to seeing Dr. Iftikhar I was a patient of a cardiologist that was a part of a large group. I always felt like a number. Dr....more
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Dr. Iftikhar saved my father-in-law's life when he had a heart attack several years ago. He took excellent care of him, even though he had no insurance at the time. Dr. Iftikhar made sure my FIL had everything he needed to survive and thrive. A few years later, my FIL needed bypass surgery and...more
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Dr. Ifthikhar was my cardiologist during my pregnancy and my opinion of his profession and his staff were very high. When my mother began having some issues with her blood pressure, I asked her to change cardiologists and long story short, Dr. ifthikar has saved my mothers life! Whenever my mother...more
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Dr Iftikhar is a great doctor. He has treated my for several years. He listens to my concerns and address all of my issues so that I can understand completely. His staff is like no other office. They go above and beyond for me. I have never experienced a facility like this one. I would recommend Dr...more
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Have been going nearly 20 yrs.. excellent staff & wonderful Dr. He gave my mother several more yrs to live. Would only see him for any heart related problems.
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