Dr. Omar Mukhtar Cheema MD Cardiologist

Dr. Omar Cheema is a cardiologist in Galveston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Aga Khan Medical College and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Cheema accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003–2006

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2010–2013

Aga Khan Medical College
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 8 years in Internal Medicine

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

WI State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Allograft coronary artery thrombosis.
Torres, S. A., Cheema, O., Shah, D. J., Torre-Amione, G., Estep, J. D.

Characterization of a cardiac mass using a systematic multimodality imaging approach.
Cheema, O.M., Zarrin-Khameh, N., Reardon, M.J., Shah, D.J., Little, S.H.

Gerbode ventricular septal defect diagnosed at cardiac MR imaging: case report.
Cheema, O.M., Patel, A.A., Chang, S.M., Shah, D.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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