SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., November 8, 2022—Shahid Mushtaq Khan, MD, has joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Cardiology. An interventional cardiologist, Dr. Khan specializes in using minimally invasive procedures, such as cardiac catheterization, to diagnose and treat heart conditions.
Dr. Khan has considerable clinical and research experience, including cardiovascular appointments at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, JFK University Medical Center at Hackensack Meridian Health, and Raritan Bay and Old Bridge Medical Centers at Hackensack Meridian Health, all in New Jersey.
“Our interventional cardiology program continues to grow and earn recognition for our commitment to best practices—two factors that enable us to attract experienced physicians like Dr. Khan,” said Richard Falivena, DO, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital. “Saratoga Hospital and our community are fortunate to have Dr. Khan on our team.”
The Hospital launched its 24/7 emergency interventional cardiology program in 2017 with support from Albany Medical Center, Saratoga Hospital’s partner in the Albany Med Health System. Since then, the Saratoga Hospital cardiology program has consistently earned the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award—including Mission: Lifeline® - STEMI Receiving Center - Gold Plus recognition in 2022. STEMI stands for “ST elevation myocardial infarction,” an especially severe and dangerous type of heart attack.
Dr. Khan earned his medical degree from Allama Iqbal Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan, and completed residencies in nuclear medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and in internal medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. He went on to complete fellowships in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and, most recently, a fellowship in structural heart disease at Albany Medical College.
In addition, Dr. Khan completed research fellowships at Temple University Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital, both in Pennsylvania, and at the University of Chicago.
He is board certified in multiple specialties, including internal medicine with subspecialty certifications in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology; echocardiography; and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Khan also is a registered physician in vascular interpretation and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (FASNC).
He is accepting patients at Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Cardiology at 254 Church St., Saratoga Springs. For an appointment, call 518-886-5080.
Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading health care provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The Hospital’s multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. The Hospital is a member of the Albany Med Health System, which also includes Albany Medical Center, Albany Medical College, Columbia Memorial Health, Glens Falls Hospital and the Visiting Nurses. The region’s largest locally governed health system, it has 1,520 beds, more than 800 physicians and 125 outpatient locations. For more information: www.SaratogaHospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.