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Dr. Yousuf

GENERAL & INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGIST

Dr. Yousuf completed his residency at the University of Illinois Chicago. He received advanced training in general and interventional cardiology at Tulane University in New Orleans. Dr. Yousuf has published over 20 articles in peer-review journals demonstrating his drive to practice evidence based medicine and to acquire cutting edge information to help heal his patients. In addition, he has won several research awards and even participated in Cardiology jeopardy competitions on the state and national level.

Dr. Yousuf is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and maintains board certifications across several specialties that demonstrate his areas of expertise including internal medicine, general cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, vascular medicine and interventional cardiology.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • August 2021 – Current
    Interventional Cardiologist with North Texas Comprehensive Cardiology
  • October 2021 – Current
    Telemedicine Physician for Access Physicians, LLC
  • June 2018 – June 2021
    Internal Medicine Hospitalist at East Jefferson General Hospital
  • June 2018 – October 2018
    Internal Medicine Hospitalist at Lakeview Regional Medical Center
  • September 2016 – June 2017
    House officer at Advocate Christ Medical Center

GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • July 2020 – June 2021

    Interventional Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

    Tulane University

    New Orleans, Louisiana

  • July 2017 – June 2020

    Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

    Tulane University

    New Orleans, Louisiana

  • July 2014 – June 2017

    Internal Medicine Residency

    University of Illinois at Chicago/Advocate Christ Medical Center

    Oak Lawn, Illinois

EDUCATION

  • November 2012 – May 2014

    Doctor of Medicine (Summa Cum Laude Graduate)

    Avalon University College of Medicine

    Youngstown, Ohio

  • August 2010 – October 2012

    Doctor of Medicine

    Louisiana State University College of Medicine

    New Orleans, La

  • August 2006 – December 2009

    Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science (Summa Cum Laude Graduate)

    Minor in Biology/Chemistry

    University of South Alabama

    Mobile, Alabama

  • August 2002 – May 2006

    High School Diploma (Summa Cum Laude Graduate)

    Jesuit High School

    New Orleans, Louisiana

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Diplomate Status
  • National Board of Echocardiography, Diplomate Status
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 9/2019
    Selected as Louisiana ACC Chapter Representative at “Teaching Tomorrow’s Teachers” at Big Sky Cardiovascular Conference
  • 9/2019
    Participated in the Local American College of Cardiology Jeopardy Competition
  • 3/2019
    Participated in the National American College of Cardiology Jeopardy Competition
  • 11/2018
    First place in the Regional American College of Cardiology Jeopardy Competition
  • 10/2016
    Second place in the Golden Stethoscope Research Competition at the Indian American Medical Association Conference. “"Length of ICU Stay Correlated with In-Hospital Mortality – 5 Year Retrospective Analysis of a Tertiary Care Medical Center."
  • 4/2016
    First place in the Oral Vignette Research Competition at the 2016 Annual Advocate Christ Research Day. “Risk Stratification of 30 Day and 360 Day Mortality of Patients Requiring ECMO.”
  • 8/2015
    First Place in the Innovations Category at the Regional Society of General Internal Medicine Conference. “Intermediate Chest Pain Protocol.”
  • 4/2015
    Second Place in Oral Vignette Research Competition at the 2015 Annual Advocate Christ Research Day. “Diphenhydramine and QT prolongation - A Rare Cardiac Side Effect of a Drug Used in Common Practice.”

PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

  1. Yousuf T, Nakhle A, Rawal H, et al., Natural disasters and Acute Myocardial Infarction, Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases (2020), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2020.05.003 (5/2020)
  2. Maini R, Moscona J, Yousuf T, Hendel RC. Coronary CTA Should Be the Initial Test in Most Patients With Stable Chest Pain: CON. http://www.acc.org. May 21, 2018. Accessed 5/21/2018. http://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2018/05/21/06/37/coronary-cta-con (5/2018)
  3. Yousuf T, Brinton T, Murtaza G, Keshmiri H, Woznicka D, Hanif T. "Establishing a Gradient Between Partial Pressure of Arterial Carbon Dioxide and End Tidal Carbon Dioxide in Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome." Journal of Investigative Medicine; DOI: 10.1136/jim-2016-000253. PMID:27742745 (10/2016
  4. Zuccarini N, Yousuf T, Wozniczka D, Rauf A. “Lactic Acidosis Induced by Linezolid Mimics Symptoms of an Acute Intracranial Bleed: A Case Report and Literature Review.” Journal of Clinical Medical Research; Vol. 8, No. 10, pp. 753-756. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jocmr2687w . PMID: 27635182 (10/2016)
  5. Yousuf T, Ziffra J, Iqbal H, Said A, Oyama J, Lerma E, Chadaga A. “Acute Renal Infarction case series in the Setting of Atrial Fibrillation.” The Ochsner Journal; Fall 2016, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 312-314. PMID: 27660583 (8/2016)
  6. Keshmiri H, Yousuf T, Issa R, Kurien S, Silva R. “Safety of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Patients with Continuous-flow Ventricular Assist Devices.” Journal of Investigative Medicine; Vol. 64, No. 5. DOI: 10.1136/jim-2016-000124. PMID: 27101842 (6/2016)
  7. Yousuf T, Lawrence L, Bacal A, Krikorian A. “A Novel Association Between Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy and Influenza A.” American Association of Clinical Endocrinology Case Reports Journal; Spring 2016, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. e143-e145. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.4158/EP15657.CR (4/2016)
  8. Yousuf T, Brinton T, Ahmed K, Iskander J, Woznicka D, Kramer J, Kopiec A, Chadaga AR, Ortiz K. “Tissue Plasminogen Activator Use in Cardiac Arrest Secondary to Fulminant Pulmonary Embolism.” Journal of Clinical Medical Research; Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 190-195. PMID: 26858790 (3/2016)
  9. Yousuf T, Keshmiri H, Bulwa Z, Kramer J, Arshad S, Issa R, Woznicka D, Gordon P, Abi-Mansour P. “Management of Atrio-Esophageal Fistula Following Left Atrial Ablation.” Cardiology Research; Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 36-45. DOI: 10.14740/cr454e. Epub 2016 Feb 20. PMID: 28197267 (2/2016)
  10. Yousuf T, Keshmiri H, Ziffra J, Dave A, Hussain S, Iskander J, Ahmed K, Nand B. “Impact of Chest Pain Protocol Targeting Intermediate Cardiac Risk Patients in an Observation Unit of an Academic Tertiary Care Center.” Journal of Clinical Medical Research; Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 111-115. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jocmr2441w. PMID: 26767079 (2/2016)
  11. Shah A, Yousuf T, Rachid M, Ali N, Tabriz M, Loughry K. “Clostridium Septicum Aortitis of the Infrarenal Abdominal Aorta.” Journal of Clinical Medical Research; Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 168-174. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jocmr2435W. PMID: 26767087 (2/2016)
  12. Yousuf T, Kramer J, Kopiec A, Jones B, Iskandar J, Ahmad K, Keshmiri H, Dia M. "In Search for Equilibrium: Immunosuppression Versus Opportunistic Infection." Journal of Clinical Medical Research; Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 175-177. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jocmr2439w. PMID: 26767088 (2/2016)
  13. Brinton T, Yousuf T, Steinecker G, Rydel J. “A case of Tumor Lysis Syndrome in a Patient with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Treated with Low-Dose Gemcitabine.” The Ochsner Journal; Winter 2015, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 455-456. PMID: 26730234 (12/2015)
  14. Yousuf T, Brinton T, Kramer J, Khan B, Ziffra J, Villines D, Shah P, Hanif T. “Correlation Between Partial Pressure of Arterial Carbon Dioxide and End Tidal Carbon Dioxide in Patients with Severe Alcohol Withdrawal.” The Ochsner Journal; Winter 2015, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 418-422. PMID: 26730226 (12/2015)
  15. Shah A, Yousuf T, Ziffra J, Zaidi A, Raghuvir R. “Diphenhydramine and QT prolongation - A Rare Cardiac Side Effect of a Drug Used in Common Practice.” Journal of Cardiology Cases; Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 126-129. PMID: 30546575 (10/2015)
  16. Yousuf T, Kramer J, Kopiec A, Bulwa Z, Sanyal S, Ziffra J. “A Rare Case of Cardiac Tamponade Induced by Chronic Rheumatoid Arthritis.” Journal of Clinical Medicine Research; Vol. 7, No. 9, pp.720-723. PMID: 26251689 (9/2015)
  17. Yousuf T, Kramer J, Keshmiri H, Ziffra J. “Mechanical Circulatory Support for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.” Journal of Medical Cases; Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 219-220. (online ISSN 1923-4163 and print ISSN 1923-4155) (5/2015)
  18. Bacal A, Humphrey T, Yousuf T, Treitman A. “Vancomycin Induced Drug Rash with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms.” Journal of Medical Cases; Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 201-204. (online ISSN 1923-4163 and print ISSN 1923-4155) (5/2015)
  19. Yousuf T, Wang S, Khan A, Blumenstein B. “Herpes Esophagitis in an Immunocompetent Teenager.” Journal of Medical Cases; Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 173-175. (online ISSN 1923-4163 and print ISSN 1923-4155) (4/2015)
  20. Wiley KF, Yousuf T, Pasque CB, Yousuf K. “Billing and Coding Knowledge: A Comparison Survey of Professional Coders, Practicing Orthopedic Surgeons and Orthopedic Residents." American Journal of Orthopedics; Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 107-11. PMID: 24945481 (6/2014)

HOBBIES & EXTRACURRICULAR

Competitive basketball player (Multiple local recreational basketball leagues - Championship teams – 2015, 2014, 2014, 2011, 2008); Avid in running and crossfit (Ironfit USA February Competition 2015, Crescent City Classic 10K 2012, Shamrock Classic 5k 2007; Well traveled across United States, Mexico, Canada, Egypt, Pakistan, Greece, Italy, Turkey, France, Monaco and Saudi Arabia

Fluent in English & Hindi and can understand some Spanish & Arabic

Tariq M. Yousuf, MD
  • 425 N. Highland Ave
    Suite 120

    Sherman, Texas 75092

  • American Board of Interm National Medicine
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography Inc
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation