PITTSBURG - Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg is pleased to welcome M. Rizwan Khalid, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, FHRS to its medical staff. Dr. Khalid is a Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist with additional board certifications that include Cardiac Electrophysiology, Advanced Heart Failure, and Transplant Cardiology. Dr. Khalid received numerous subspecialty trainings including Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; Coronary, Structural Interventions; Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions; Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Advanced Cardiac Imaging including Cardiac Computed Tomography and Cardiac MRI; Nuclear Cardiology and Comprehensive Echocardiography.

“Dr. Khalid brings an expertise that is not only a boon to our ministry, but our community and region ,” Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg President Randy Cason said. “Health assessments in Southeast Kansas show a growing need for increased cardiothoracic medicine. In addition to his extensive medical background, Dr. Khalid also personifies the mission of our ministry: Inspired by the Gospel, and our Catholic Tradition, we serve as a healing presence with special concern for our neighbors who are vulnerable.”

“I have had the privilege of working here for the last two years in a locum tenens, or temporary capacity. I was so impressed with the opportunity at Via Christi, I decided to come here full time. I’ve worked in large, academic hospitals for several years. The advanced technology and clinical skill set of the associates and medical staff are truly some of the best I’ve seen.

Dr. Khalid’s office is located at 1011 Mt. Carmel Place in Pittsburg. To schedule an appointment please call 620-231-5965.