Tanner Cardiologist on U.S. News and World Report List of Top Doctors
Posted Date: 11/30/2012
Shazib Khawaja, MD, board-certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular medicine, endovascular medicine and vascular medicine with Tanner Heart & Vascular Specialists, part of Tanner Medical Group, and the cardiology medical operations leader for Tanner Health System, has been ranked among the top 1 percent of physicians in the nation for 2012 by U.S. News and World Report.
One of America’s leading weekly news magazines, U.S. News and World Report is heralded for its valuable rankings that help readers make educated decisions in a wide number of areas, including education, finance, transportation and health care, among others.
The U.S. News and World Report list of the top physicians is based on nominations by their peers. More than 250,000 doctors nominated the top physicians in their specialties and in related specialties for the U.S. News and World Report list.
This is the second consecutive year that Dr. Khawaja has been included in the publication’s rankings.
“We congratulate Dr. Khawaja on this national recognition and applaud his efforts to continue raising the standard of medicine,” said Loy Howard, president and CEO of Tanner Health System. “We are proud that all of our skilled physicians provide the highest quality of patient care to the communities we serve.”
Prior to joining Tanner, Dr. Khawaja served as director of the cardiac cath lab and chief of interventional cardiology at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. His current academic affiliation includes clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of South Alabama.
At Tanner Heart & Vascular Specialists, Dr. Khawaja practices with Christopher Arant, MD; Onaje Greene, MD; Mujeeb Jan, MD; Rajat Jhanjee, MD; and William Rogers, MD. The practice has locations in Carrollton, Villa Rica, Bremen and Woodland, Ala.
For more information, call Tanner Heart & Vascular Specialists at 770.836.9326 or visit www.HeartAndVascularSpecialists.org. To find a complete list of America’s Top Doctors, visit the U.S. News and World Report Web site at www.usnews.com.