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LakeView Cardiology

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DR. SHADI QASQAS

Dr. Qasqas is a board certified cardiologist who has years of experience working with patients with heart problems. At Lakeview Cardiology we specialize on everything that has to do with the human heart.

Expert Healthcare

Years of Experience and Multiple Certifications

  • AMERICAN BOARDS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, Cardiovascular Medicine

  • AMERICAN BOARDS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, Internal Medicine

  • CERTIFICATION BOARD OF NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY

  • SOCIETY OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, Level II

  • FLUOROSCOPY AND RADIOGRAPHY OPERATOR PERMIT

Education & Honors

New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
August 1998 – May 2002

  • Class rank 19/192
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society
  • Trustee’s Scholarship, granted to top 15% of class, 1999-2002

University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California
September 1994 – June 1998

  • Minors in philosophy and statistics
  • GPA 3.85/4.00
  • Summa Cum Laude, graduating with high honors
  • Senior Student Research Mini-Grant
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Dean’s Honor List, ten terms

Publications

Qasqas SA, McPherson C, Frishman WH, Elkayam U: Cardiovascular pharmacotherapeutic considerations during pregnancy and lactation. Cardiology in Review. 2004; 12: 201-221, 240-261

Qasqas SA, Waggoner AD, Fuentes L, Dong S, Davila-Roman VG: Reproducibility of tissue Doppler imaging and pulsed-wave Doppler for assessment of left ventricular diastolic function. Abstract poster session 4, American Society of Echocardiography 15th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 29, 2004, San Diego, California Urotensin in Frishman WH, Retter A, Mobati D, Fernandez M, Palkhiwala SA, Rim F, Jung AS,

Qasqas S, Vavasis C: Innovative drug targets for treating cardiovascular disease: adhesion molecules, cytokines, neuropeptide Y, calcineurin, bradykinin, urotensin, and heat shock protein.  In Frishman WH, Sonnenblick EH, Sica DA (eds): Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw Hill 2003: 705-739

Professional Experience

Oct 2010 – Current

Riverside County, California- Solo practice

July 2011 – June 2012

Detroit, Michigan

Fellow, Interventional Cardiology

July 2009 – Oct 2010

Moreno Valley, California

July 2008 – April 2009

San Bernardino, California

Detroit, Michigan

July 2005 – June 2008

Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine

  • Trained to independently perform and interpret (level II) multiple cardiovascular procedures and diagnostic tests including:
    • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
    • Echocardiography, including transesophageal, exercise and dobutamine stress echocardiography
    • Nuclear cardiac imaging
    • Cardiac CT angiography
    • Vascular imaging, including carotid and venous Doppler ultrasound

St. Louis, Missouri

July 2002 – June 2005

Resident, Internal Medicine (July 2003 – June 2005)

Intern, Internal Medicine (July 2002 – June 2003) 

  • Clinical Scientist Training And Research (C-STAR) Program
  • Mentors in Medicine Research Grants Program