Brent Addington
Ray M. Allen, Jr.
Louis Caruso
Yaser Cheema
Mark A. Coppess
Jiang Cui
Todd D. Edwards
Jay Gardner
Richard Gordon
Steven S. Gubin
Paul Hess
David H. Holloway, Jr.
Jason Infeld
Christopher P Ingelmo
Eric E. Johnson
Jeffrey E. Kerlan
James E. Klemis
David H. Kraus
David Lan
Amit Malhotra
Justin May
Frank A. McGrew, III
Jennifer S. Morrow
Daniel Otten
Dharmesh S. Patel
Basil M. Paulus
William L. Russo
Holger P. Salazar
Joseph K. Samaha
Arsalan Shirwany
Stacy C. Smith
Darrell Sneed
Larry B. Spiotta
Bunker Stout
Arie Szatkowski
David C. Wolford
Jawwad Yusuf
Gilbert Zoghbi
10/18/2017
 
Yaser Cheema, M.D.
Yaser Cheema

M.D., FACC

Education
  • Undergraduate and Medical School: M.B., B.S from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan (2001)
  • Internship: Graduate Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (2005)
  • Residency: Graduate Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (2007)
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Molecular Cardiology and Biophysics of heart muscle, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2010)
  • Clinical Cardiology Fellowship: Cardiovascular diseases fellowship, University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN (2014)
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN (2015)
Awards and Honors
  • 2014 Chief Cardiology fellow, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • 2012 Young Investigator Award, second place winner, Southern Society for Clinical Investigation Southern Regional Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • 2012 Young Clinician Scientist Award, Southern Regional Meetings, New Orleans, LA.
  • 2011 Leonard Share Young Investigator Award, at the 2011 Annual Hypertension Research Day, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • 2007 "The Best Medical Resident Award" based on superior Clinical and Academic performance, 2006-07, at Graduate Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2006 Peer-elected Representative for Graduate Medical Education,Graduate Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005 Represented Graduate Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine in the regional Medical Jeopardy (Doctor’s Dilemma) competition held by American College of Physicians, Abington, PA
Associations
  • 2014-Present Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • 2010-Present American College of Cardiology
  • 2014-Present Memphis Medical Society
  • 2014- Present Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Board Certifications and Eligibility
  • 2007-2017 American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
  • 2014-2024 American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Medical Licensure
  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi
  • Texas
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baptist Memorial Hospitals
  • Saint Francis Hospital
  • Methodist Hospitals
Special Interests
  • Prevention of heart disease
  • Consultative Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology including cardiac catheterization via radial or femoral artery and stent placement
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease, including Atherectomy (removal of plaque from the blocked artery), angioplasty and stenting of lower and upper extremity arteries

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