About Faraz Kureshi

Dr. Faraz Kureshi, MD, MSc, earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, FL. He completed three years of internal medicine residency training through the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education in Jacksonville, FL. The next five years were spent completing an NIH T32 Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Fellowship and a Clinical Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute/UMKC School of Medicine in Kansas City, MO during which he obtained a Masters degree in Bioinformatics and served as the chief cardiovascular diseases fellow. He then went on to complete an advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

Dr. Kureshi is COCATS level 3 trained in cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, echocardiography, and cardiovascular research and COCATS level 2 trained in nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Kureshi is board certified by the ABIM in:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

In his spare time, Dr. Kureshi enjoys spending time with his wife and young son.

Education

Medical School
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Graduate school
MSc- Bioinformatics
University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Residency
Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Jacksonville, FL.

Fellowship
Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute/University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
National Institutes of Health/ National Health, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD

Certifications & Memberships

Board Certified:  Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease 

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, American Society of Echocardiography, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

Gender

Male

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic, Urdu

Specialty

Cardiovascular Disease

Office Locations

Austin Heart
3801 N. Lamar
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78756