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Faisal Cheema

Faisal Habib Cheema, M.D.

Texas Heart Institute at Baylor College of Medicine
Division of Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Circulatory Support; Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery,
6770 Bertner Ave, Denton A. Cooley Building 355-N
Houston, TX  77030
United States
+1 (832) 355-9304
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+1 (832) 355-9004 (fax)
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Background

- Division of Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Circulatory Support, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX (2017-present)

- President, Aegis Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Leesburg, FL (2013-17)
- Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (2013-15)
- Director, Clinical Research and Innovations, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD (2013-15)
- Director, CAPTURE: Cardiopulmonary Tissue Repository, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2009-13)
- Associate Research Scientist in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2005-13)
- Member, Heart & Lung Procurement Team, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2002-13)
- Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Fellow, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2002-05)
- Clinical Research Fellowship in Heart Transplantation, Loyola University, Maywood, IL (2001)

Interests

Clinical Science:
- Cardiac Transplantation
- Ventricular Assist Devices
- Total Artificial Heart
- Heart Valve Surgery
- Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
- Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery
- Aortic Surgery

Basic Science:
- Tissue Engineering
- Cardiac & Renal Stem Cells
- Ischemia - Reperfusion in Heart & Kidneys
- Hemorrhagic & Septic Shock

Education

- University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA: MPH Candidate (2016-20)
- Columbia University, New York, NY: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (2002-05)
- The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (1995-00)
- Government College, Lahore, Pakistan: Fellow of Science (1993-95)
- Crescent Model Higher Secondary School, Lahore, Pakistan: University of Cambridge GCSE Certification (1990-93)