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Our Team

Craig F. Cannon, MD, FACC

College - Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
B.A. with Honors in Biology, 1983
Graduate Studies - Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami
Medical School - Texas Tech University School of Medicine 2500 Broadway Lubbock, TX 79409 Doctor of Medicine, May 1989

Postgraduate Medical Training

Medical Internship: University of New Mexico School of Medicine Albuquerque, NM (July 1989—June 1990)
Medical Residency: University of New Mexico School of Medicine Albuquerque, NM (July 1990—June 1992)

Angelica Motta, MD, FACC, RPVI

Dr. Motta was born in Mexico City and grew up in Juarez/El Paso. She studied medicine in Texas and Arizona and worked briefly in Indiana before returning to her roots and family in the desert southwest. She enjoys raising her children. She feels that she couldn’t have chosen a better place to live, where the great people of Las Cruces have embraced her and her family with love and kindness. Her goal in working with Memorial and New Mexico Cardiac Care is to improve the health of this community.


Dr. Motta earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas - El Paso, her medical degree from the University of Texas - Galveston, and completed her internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. She is Board Certified in Cardiology, Vascular Ultrasound, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography.

Shariq Shamim, MD, FACC

Dr. Shariq Shamim is a Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist who was named one of the top cardiologists in America in 2017 by Consumer Research Council of America. He is fellowship trained in Interventional Cardiology and in Cardiovascular Disease. He has a special interest in Chronic Total Occlusion PCI and Limb Salvage Interventions to improve patient’s quality of life. His philosophy is several cardiac issues are preventable and strongly believes in lifestyle and diet interventions to prevent these. Dr. Shamim is proud to be a part of the New Mexico Cardiac Care team and the community of Las Cruces.


Dr. Shamim obtained his medical degree at Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India ranked amongst the top medical schools in India, then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He went on to complete two fellowship trainings, one in Cardiovascular Disease and the other in Interventional Cardiology, both at Mid-America Heart Institute at University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Kim Miller, DNP, APRN, CNS-BC


Kim Miller received her Master of Science in Nursing from NMSU and Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Texas - El Paso specializing in cardiology.

New Mexico Cardiac Care

New Mexico Cardiac Care provides cutting-edge heart care from some of the leading cardiologists in the region along with a team of highly experienced providers and techs. We employ the latest techniques in non-surgical treatment of heart disease. Trust us with your heart.