Wissam I. Khalife, MD, FACC, MAAC, FHFSA, FASE a Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist with UTMB Health

Get to know Cardiologist Dr. Wissam I Khalife, who serves patients in Galveston, Texas. 

Dr. Khalife is a heart failure cardiologist serving Galveston and the surrounding communities. He is an Associated Professor of Medicine, Director of Heart Failure Program as well as Cardiology Fellowship Program at  UTMB Health – a health network offering a full range of primary and specialty healthcare services throughout Galveston and Brazoria counties, the Bay Area and Southeast Texas. With approximately 70 primary and specialty care clinics, dozens of locations, and three large modern campuses featuring comprehensive hospital and emergency care, UTMB is a health system that continues to enhance access to excellent care. 

In 1999, Dr. Khalife earned his Medical Degree from the Lebanese University. After relocating to the United States, he went on to complete a residency in internal medicine at the University of South Dakota in 2005. To further his training he then completed a fellowship in heart failure and cardiac transplantation at Texas Heart Institute in 2006, and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2009. 

To stay up to date in his field, Dr. Khalife maintains a professional membership with the American College of Cardiology (ACC). The ACC is dedicated to enhancing the lives of cardiovascular patients through continuous quality improvement, patient-centered care, payment innovation and professionalism. 

Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory system. As a cardiologist, Dr. Khalife specializes in invasive cardiology, invasive heart failure and transplant, cardiology imaging, as well as many more heart related health concerns and diseases. 

With over 10 years of experience in the field, Dr. Khalife has treated thousands of patients in Texas and Lebanon. He was recognized and awarded the title of Master of the American Academy of Cardiology in 2010. 

Learn More about Dr. Wissam I Khalife: 

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2435377-Wissam-Khalife-Cardiologist or through UTMB Health, https://www.utmb.edu/internalmedicine/divisions/cardiology/our-team/our-faculty/wissam-khalife 

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