Meet Dr. Khan

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Meet Dr. Mohamed Khan, M.D.

Dr. Mohamed Khan, a cardiovascular specialist, peripheral arterial disease (PAD) specialist, and a clinical hypertension specialist, was awarded a full academic United Nations Scholarship to pursue a career in medicine at the esteemed University of Alexandria in Egypt, where he graduated in 1983.

He completed his internship and residency at State University of New York, Health Science Center in Brooklyn, New York and served as attending physician in Emergency and Internal Medicine at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton, California. During this period, Dr. Khan's mother lost her battle with heart disease. Motivated by this personal experience, Dr. Khan's focus turned to cardiovascular disease. And, in 1991 he founded a free medical clinic in honor of his mother.

He subsequently completed a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California and a second fellowship in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Louisiana. He joined the medical staff at the Institute and served as Medical Director from 1998 to 2005. While in Louisiana, Dr. Khan also served as the Director of Cardiology at Doctor's Hospital of Opelousas and Opelousas Health System. Along with his colleagues at Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Dr. Khan pioneered a "hands-on", fully accredited peripheral arterial disease (PAD) interventional training program.

In 2004, Dr. Khan founded the Heart and Vascular Institute at Opelousas General Health System. In 2005, Dr. Khan accepted the position as Medical Director, Cardiovascular Division at Shasta Regional Medical Center and relocated to California, where he currently practices.

Credentials and Memberships

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow of the American College of Angiology
  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
  • Fellow of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
  • Lifetime member of the American Registry of Outstanding Professional

Meet Dr. Omar Mufti

Dr. Mufti is an interventional cardiologist with particular expertise in endovascular procedures. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in the Midwest. After excelling and graduation at the top of his class, he elected to go to a prestigious medical college in Pakistan, Ayub Medical College, where he graduated in the top five percent.

He completed his internship residency at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio in 2009 where he excelled and was offered the position of Chief Resident of Internal Medicine. This allowed him to continue his passion for teaching and medical education. Dr. Mufti then served as an attending hospitalist physician at Miami Valley Hospital, a 700 bed Level I Trauma Center, in Dayton, Ohio. During that time he continued to work closely with medical residents and pursued his dream of becoming a cardiologist.

In 2011, he began the next phase of career by starting a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Wright State University. He helped create the foundation of the cardiology fellowship program and through hard work, dedication, and passion for education he was chosen to be the Chief Cardiology Fellow. Following completion of his cardiovascular disease fellowship in 2014, Dr. Mufti pursued a second fellowship in interventional cardiology at University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital where he was exposed to all areas of interventional, endovascular, and structural cardiology and became proficient at coronary and endovascular interventions. He was also involved in the latest treatment strategies for valvular heart disease including trans-aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and percutaneous mitral valve repair therapy (MitraClip).

Dr. Mufti is well published and has presented abstracts at national conferences including the American College of Cardiology (ACC), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). He has papers published in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), Journal of Invasive Cardiology (JICE), and the Indian Heart Journal. He has also served on various hospital and educational committees, including the Internal Medicine Residency Evaluation and Promotion Committee, Resident Education Committee, Chief Resident of the Miami Valley Resident Clinic, and member of the Ohio ACC Fellow in Training (FIT) Council. He played an integral role in the Congestive Heart Failure Management Program Workgroup at Miami Valley Hospital, which helped devise a way to appropriately treat and manage chronic heart failure patients.

After the completion of his training in June 2015, Dr. Mufti relocated to Redding, California to join Dr. Mohamed Khan at the Cardiovascular Center to continue to provide the best in the diagnoses and treatment of cardiovascular disease in the most effective and compassionate manner. Dr. Mufti sees patients at Shasta Regional Medical Center and is accepting new patients at the Cardiovascular Center.