Waqar Khan, MD, MPH, author of Be Heart Smart: Understand, Treat, and Prevent Coronary Heart Disease, is a double board-certified interventional cardiologist at Lone Star Heart and Vascular Center (formerly Cardiovascular Clinic of Texas) and an affiliate faculty at Baylor college of Medicine.

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Khan specializes in cardiac and vascular interventions. In his practice, he focuses on comprehensive cardiovascular testing and preventative interventions, offering cardiac consultations, advanced cardiac testing, and cutting edge procedures to treat and prevent heart disease, stroke, vein, and peripheral vascular diseases. Procedures include: Coronary Artery Interventions, Carotid Artery Stents, Peripheral Artery Interventions, Permanent Pacemaker Insertions, 64-Slice CT Angiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Inferior Vena Cava Filters, Rotational Atherectomy/DCA/Laser, Endovascular Aortic Stents, Intravascular Ultrasound, AngioJet Thrombectomy, Radial Artery Procedures, Venous Interventions / RF ablations, Echocardiography, and Vascular Ultrasound.

Dr. Khan’s educational and training background includes studies at Tufts University School of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Houston, The Cardiovascular Institute of South, Louisiana, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and King Edward Medical University.

Currently an Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Khan previously served as Medical Director and Chairman for numerous hospital and laboratory programs and has participated in clinical trials, having a passion for research. Among his numerous awards and honors, Dr. Khan has been named one of Houston Top Docs by H Texas Magazine and is repeatedly designated “Top Doc” by Texas Monthly Magazine.

Presently, Dr. Khan is affiliated with Tomball Regional Hospital, Tomball, TX; St. Luke’s at the Vintage ; Memorial Woodlands Hospital and Methodist at Willowbrook, Houston, TX; and he is licensed to practice in state of Texas and Florida.