Athar M. Qureshi

Dr. Qureshi is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at The Baylor College of Medicine and Medical Director of The CE Mullins Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at Texas Children’s Hospital. He graduated from The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his pediatric residency at SUNY Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse New York and pediatric cardiology training at The Cleveland Clinic. He completed his Interventional Cardiology training at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School before returning to The Cleveland Clinic, where he was as an interventional cardiologist in the Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease and the Heart and Vascular Institute. At the Cleveland Clinic, he also served as the Quality Officer of the Congenital Heart Center and Co- Director of The Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program. Dr. Qureshi is board certified in both Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.

Dr. Qureshi believes it is an honor and privilege to take care of patients with congenital heart disease and their families. He is involved in numerous national and international studies focused on developing innovative therapies that can be applied to interventional cardiology. His clinical and research interests include pulmonary vein stenosis, fetal cardiac interventions, patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) stenting, recanalization of occluded vessels, transcatheter valve therapy and catheter-based therapies for heart failure. He is also extremely passionate about educating the future generation of healthcare professionals.

Outside of work, Dr. Qureshi enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He is an avid fan of cricket and soccer.

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