Baylor Scott & White Heart & Vascular Hospital - Dallas

Aortic Stenosis and TAVR

Farhan Ali, MD, MA, MPH - Speaker Bio
Farhan Ali was born in Norwalk, Connecticut and grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Arts at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. He attended Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts where he earned a Master of Arts degree in Medical Sciences. He obtained his MD from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana and also obtained a Masters in Public Health degree while in Medical School from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas for Internal Medicine Residency and then completed Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Fellowships at Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He served as Chief Interventional Fellow in Detroit and was awarded the Outstanding Fellow of the Year Award. He has numerous publications in the field of cardiology. He joined The Heart Center of North Texas in 2009. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. Dr. Ali's approach to medicine has always been to treat his patients like his own family. He understands the importance of taking time to listen to their problems without being distracted with the fast pace of medicine. He is also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Farhan Ali's father, Dr. M. Ebadat Ali, a Pulmonologist and Critical Care Physician, retired after an amazing 45 year career serving the Fort Worth community. Caring for the Fort Worth area has truly been a family passion.
Dr. Ali has pioneered many procedures in the Fort Worth Area. He was the first to perform high risk stenting with the Impella Assist device in Tarrant County and has helped build Impella programs at local hospitals and has trained local cardiologists on the procedure. He's had many firsts at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Fort Worth including the use of the Amplatzer PFO closure device and the use of the Corindus Robotics in the cath lab. He is one of the specialists on the team for the Valve Disorders Center at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Fort Worth.
  • Dr. Farhan Ali shares information about how aortic stenosis and TAVR are now available for low risk patients.