Amit Khera, MD, Cardiology, Dallas, TX, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

AmitKheraMDMSc, FACC, FAHA, FASPC

Cardiology Dallas, TX

Preventive Cardiology

Professor of Medicine; Director, Preventive Cardiology; Director, Cardiology Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Harvard School of Public HealthMSc, Epidemiology, 2013 - 2014
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2001 - 2004
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2003 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011
  • Fellow (FAHA) American Heart Association
  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Facts or Alternate Facts: A Case-Based Deep Dive Into the Recently Released Prevention Guidelines 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/18/2019
  • Test Yourself Faculty 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/17/2019
  • What Physical Activity Advice Should I Give to my Patients? 
    2019 ACC Scientific Session & Expo, New Orleans - 3/17/2019
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Authored Content

  • Astronaut Cardiovascular Health and Risk Modification (Astro-CHARM) Coronary Calcium Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk CalculatorJuly 2018

Press Mentions

  • Former Smokers Pick up Some Awful Practices That Pose Significant Health Hazards
    Former Smokers Pick up Some Awful Practices That Pose Significant Health HazardsAugust 26th, 2019
  • Cheap Combo Pill Cuts Heart, Stroke Risks, Study Finds
    Cheap Combo Pill Cuts Heart, Stroke Risks, Study FindsAugust 24th, 2019
  • Why the Risks and Benefits of Statins Are so Complex
    Why the Risks and Benefits of Statins Are so ComplexDecember 3rd, 2018
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, Hindi, Urdu

Hospital Affiliations