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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.
Dr. Bhatnagar was born and raised in New Delhi, India speaking English, Hindi, and Urdu fluently. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. He completed his Residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He attained his first fellowship of Cardiology at the University of South Dakota and later moved to San Antonio, TX, and finished his second fellowship of Interventional Cardiology at the University of Texas. Dr. Bhatnagar is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and specializes in Interventional cardiology. He performs procedures including Angioplasty and Stenting, Atherectomy, Embolic Protection, Percutaneous Valve repair, and Balloon Angioplasty. Dr. Bhatnagar treats patients with conditions such as Congenital heart defects, Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Heart attacks, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Peripheral Arterial Disease, advanced heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, and heart valve disorders.
When asked about what kind of patient care Dr. Bhatnagar conveys, he stated, “Although education plays an important role in the way I treat my patients, I value building a lasting relationship with my patients.” He also said, “Challenges can form when lifestyle changes must happen revolving around heart health or overall health, but in retrospect, I am absolutely humbled to have such a responsibility to a patient's long term health.”
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.