M. Akram Khan, MD, MBA, FACC, FSCAI 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 and interventional cardiology and is also certified by The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. When he is not fixing broken hearts, Dr. Khan enjoys spending time with his two teenagers and one preschooler at home in Frisco. Read more about our cardiologist, Dr. M. Akram Khan.
Ambreen Ashfaque, MD 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. She sees patients in our clinic as well as performs 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. Read more about Dr. Chili here.
Christina joined Cardiac Center of Texas in 2010 as Director of Radiology. Originally from South Dakota, she has over 20 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.