Dr. Khan has been practicing cardiovascular medicine in McKinney, Texas since 1997. He completed his cardiology fellowship as well as interventional cardiology fellowship at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is board certified in cardiovascular medicine as well as interventional cardiology and is certified by The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. When he is not fixing broken hearts, Dr. Khan enjoys spending time with his family at home in Frisco. Read more about our cardiologist, Dr. M. Akram Khan.
Ambreen Ashfaque, M.D. came on board with Cardiac Center of Texas in December of 2010 but has been around the clinic since 2003. She is a graduate of Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. She then attended UT Southwestern Medical School where she did her internship and residency. Dr. Ashfaque recently became certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine adding this to her list of professional accomplishments. Dr. Ashfaque sees patients in our clinic as well as performing the vein procedures for Vein Clinic of Texas here in our office.
Venkata S. Chilakapati, MD, MPH, PhD, FACC aka “Dr. Chili” is an Interventional Cardiologist who joined our practice on December 1, 2015. He recently relocated here with his family from Roanoke, Virginia, where he practiced cardiology at the Salem VA Medical Center. There he served as Assistant Professor & Associate Program Director for the Cardiology Fellowship Program at the VA Medical Center Site for Virginia Tech-Carilion School of Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, General Cardiology, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT Angiography. He has received numerous awards and taught dozens of lectures over the past fifteen plus years of his medical career. Dr. Chilakapati also has been deeply involved in clinical research and has contributed a great amount of time outside of his practice in professional service to the facilities and institutes he has been a part of. We are excited to have him and look forward to a bright future with Dr. Chili on our team.
Christina joined Cardiac Center of Texas in 2010 as Director of Radiology. Originally from South Dakota, she joins us with over 16 years of experience performing Nuclear Medicine stress tests and MUGA scans. Christina’s caring and compassionate patient care, combined with her extensive experience in regulatory compliance and accreditation requirements, ensures the patients of Cardiac Center of Texas have a positive experience while receiving the most accurate and complete diagnostic imaging procedures possible. Christina is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Health Physics and is a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, North Texas Radiation Response Group, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and other professional industry groups. Christina also enjoys long walks on the beach and candle lit dinners.
Yaser is our lead Echo Vascular Technologist. He is a graduate of Sanford Brown College and joined CCTX as an Echo Technologist after completing his internship with us late Summer 2013.