Our Physicians

Dr. M. Usman Khan

MD, FACC, FACP, FASNC

Dr. M. Usman Khan
Dr. M. Usman Khan is a confident, compassionate and competent interventional and general cardiologist. He has exceptional academic, clinical and research accomplishments coupled with superb expertise in advanced interventional skills in a wide spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to heart, arteries and venous diseases.

Dr. Khan was awarded as ‘the best graduate’ and ‘the most distinguished graduate’ from King Edward Medical College – one of the oldest and most renowned institutes in South Asia. He also won 4 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 2 awards of distinction. He has authored over 30 peer reviewed articles in the leading medical journals worldwide and has received several research awards. He was elected as the member of board of trustees and Chair of residents and fellows’ section of Tennessee Medical Association (TMA); Chair of Southeast Region of residents and fellows’ section and Delegate to the House of Delegates of American Medical Association (AMA).

He has been awarded with fellowship status by American College of Cardiology (ACP), American College of Physicians (ACC) and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) apart from his several board certifications. He has been trained by some of top most and internationally recognized icons in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology including Prof. Karl Weber and Prof. Michael Ragosta.

Dr. Khan specializes in both basic and advanced cardiovascular diagnostic and therapeutic modalities including simple and complex percutaneous coronary and vascular interventions, cardiac catheterization through both radial and femoral approaches, advanced cardiac support including Impella, intra-aortic Balloon Pump, rotational and laser atherectomy, PFO and ASD closure, Alcohol Septal Ablation, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), carotid and peripheral angiography and angioplasty, venous ablations and use of venaseal, interventions for occluded coronary and peripheral vessels, interventions for venous thrombo-embolism, transthoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiography, stress testing with SPECT, PET and echocardiography, Loop recorder implant, temporary venous pacemaker, cardioversion and electrocardiography.

Dr. Khan offers state of the art care in cardiovascular diseases. He gives utmost priority to build a sincere, personable and cordial relationship with his patients and their families. He provides simplified and in-depth analysis of diseases, correlation with underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms, most up to date knowledge of treatment options available and thorough comparison of the risks, benefits and alternatives of these options. He ensures a clear understanding and close involvement of his patients and their families in each step of decision making and management process which is a key for an improved outcome.

Dr. Khan has a very friendly and pleasant personality. He is multilingual and speaks English, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi fluently. He has a team which is capable of speaking and interpreting multiple other languages including Spanish. Beyond Medicine, he has multiple interests including nature exploration, traveling, restaurants, global affairs, media, music, sports, literature and poetry. At tender age of seventeen, he authored a poetry book in Urdu language titled بےنوامحبت (meaning ‘Voiceless Love’). He loves to spend time with his family and make new friends.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • Interventional Cardioloy
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

FELLOWSHIP

  • University of Virginia

YEARS OF PRACTICE

  • Over 9 years

MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • King Edward Medical College Lahore Pakistan

RESIDENCY

  • University of Tennessee

HONORS AND AWARDS

Gold Medals

  • President Centenary Gold Medal for The Best All Round Graduate. 1998-2003
  • Harper Nelson Raghbir Singh Gold Medal for The Most Distinguished Graduate. 1998-2003
  • Sutherland Memorial Gold Medal for Standing First in Medicine. 2003
  • Mir Muhammad Riaz Memorial Gold Medal for Standing First in Community Medicine. 2002

Silver Medals

  • Prof. K. Saddiq Hussain Silver Medal for Standing First in Clinical Part of Medicine. 2003
  • Centra Memorial Silver Medal for Standing First in Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2003

MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • Award of Distinction in Forensic Medicine. 2001
  • Award of Distinction in Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2003

Research Awards

  • Winner of Young Clinician Scientist Award; Southern Society of Clinical Investigation 2013
  • Young Investigator Award; Southern Society of Clinical Investigation 2013
  • Leonard Share Young Investigator Award (2012, November) in recognition of outstanding clinical science research in the cardiovascular-renal field.
  • Best overall in the Poster Competition (2012, April) at 177th Annual Meeting of Tennessee Medical Association; Nashville, TN.
  • Trainee Research Award (2014, February) at Annual Meeting of Southern Society of Clinical Investigation; New Orleans, LA.
  • Trainee Research Award (2013, February) at Annual Meeting of Southern Society of Clinical Investigation; New Orleans, LA.
  • Trainee Research Award (2012, February) at Annual Meeting of Southern Society of Clinical Investigation; New Orleans, LA.
  • Trainee Research Award (2011, February) at Annual Meeting of Southern Society of Clinical Investigation; New Orleans, LA.
  • Best Clinical Vignette (2009, April) at 174th Annual Meeting of Tennessee Medical Association; Nashville, TN.
  • Finalist of National Poster Competition (2012, April) at Annual Meeting of American College of Physicians; New Orleans, LA.
  • Finalist of National Poster Competition (2009, Nov) at Annual Meeting of American Medical Association; San Diego, CA.
  • Finalist of National Poster Competition (2012, Nov) at Annual Meeting of American Medical Association; Honolulu, HI.

Leadership Roles

  • Cardiology representative to Pharmacology and Therapeutics Committee, Rochester General Hospital
  • Residents’ and Fellows’ National Delegate to House of Delegates of American Medical Association (4 consecutive terms) 2009-2013
  • South Eastern Region Chair of Residents’ and Fellows’ Section of American Medical Association (AMA) (5 consecutive terms) 2009-2014
  • Chair Residents’ & Fellows’ Section of Tennessee Medical Association (TMA) (3 consecutive terms) 2010-2013
  • Member Board of Trustees of Tennessee Medical Association (2 terms) 2010-11; 2013-14
  • Tennessee State Delegate to American Medical Association (5 terms) 2008-2013
  • Member Reference Committee on Medical Education at American Medical Association 2009
  • Selected Resident Representative from University Of Tennessee for Chairs/ Residents Forum of Southern Society of Clinical Investigation (SSCI) 2011
  • Selected Fellow Representative from University Of Tennessee for Chairs/ Residents Forum of Southern Society of Clinical Investigation (SSCI) 2012
  • Selected Fellow Representative from University Of Tennessee for Chairs Forum of Southern Society of Clinical Investigation (SSCI) 2012
  • Member committee on residents’ curriculum reforms at SSCI 2012
  • National Representative for Primary Trauma Care (PTC) 2007
  • Pioneer & Head of Medical Wing of 1st Modern Emergency Rescue Services in Pakistan 2005-2008
  • Master Trainer in Basic Life Support (BLS) in Pakistan 2005-2008
  • Medical Director Emergency Services Academy 2005-2008

Literary Accomplishments

  • Editor-in-Chief KEMCOL (Official Journal of King Edward Medical College) 2003
  • Magazine Secretary KEMCOL 2002
  • Section Editor KEMCOL 2001
  • Poetry Book Author 2000

Undergraduate Awards

  • Presidential Scholarship Award (3 terms) 1994-1996
  • National Talent Award (2 terms) 1996-1998