Chowdhury H. Ahsan

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Chowdhury H. Ahsan, MD, PhD

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Clinical Professor of Medicine- Director, Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention - Director Cardiovascular Research

A native of Bangladesh, Dr. Ahsan received his medical degree from Dhaka Medical College and was awarded the Gold Medal in Medicine. He received the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship and completed a Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacology/General Medicine at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom for his research on the ethnic variation of the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of calcium channel blockers. Dr. Ahsan completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and did his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He was awarded the Young Investigators’ Award by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology in 2001, and American Society of Echocardiography in 2004. He was Associate Professor and the Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center before joining Nevada Heart & Vascular Center. Dr. Ahsan has recently been appointed as Clinical Professor of Medicine by the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas (UNLV), and is currently the Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Cardiovascular Research at the University Medical Center (UMC). Dr. Ahsan is the Director of this Cardiology Fellowship Program. He was awarded the prestigious Las Vegas HEALS award for his services to the community. He is named in Who's Who and also enlisted in World Leaders in Medicine. He is an Honoree of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society for his leadership and contribution in Cardiovascular Medicine. Dr Ahsan is currently the Governor Elect of the American College of Cardiology. Chowdhury H Ahsan, MRCP (UK), MD, Ph.D. FACC, FSCAI

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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