Dr. Irfan Iftikhar, MD

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Cardiac Intervention Specialists 2222 Greenhouse Rd Ste 600 Houston, TX 77084 Get Directions
Dr. Irfan Iftikhar, MD
Dr. Irfan Iftikhar, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Iftikhar is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital .

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Dr. Iftikhar's Care Philosophy

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.

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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 (3)
in Katy, TX |
Dr. Iftikhar is an excellent cardiologist. He unquestionably deserves to be considered among the top cardiologists in Houston by is competence, knowledge and care that he display .
in Katy, TX |
Dr. Iftikhar has been a God send for our family, I recommend him to any and everyone that talks about needing a cardiologist.
in Katy, TX |
I believed he is a great doctor and very concern of your health.
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Dr. Iftikhar's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Iftikhar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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
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Board Certifications

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Karachi / Dow Medical College

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Loyola University Med Ctr Interventional Card

    Completed in 2000

    Loyola University Med Ctr. Gen Cardiology

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Stenting
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography