Tahir Tak, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Cardiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Bacterial endocarditis
  1. Cardiovascular disease prevention
  2. Cardiovascular rehabilitation
  3. Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Intracardiac masses
  • Cardiac imaging
  • International practice
  • Preventive cardiology and rehabilitation
  1. 1989
    PhD - Promoter: Prof. Dr. H.J.J. Wellens, Co-Promoters: Prof Dr. C. Visser (The Netherlands), Prof. Dr. Raimund Erbel (Germany)University of Maastricht
  2. 1989
    InternshipLAC & USC Medical Center, University of Southern California
  3. 1988
    Research FellowshipEchocardiography Lab, Division of Cardiology, LAC & USC Medical Center, University of Southern California
  4. 1985
    Fellow - Cardiology. Program Director: Professor Dr. Dirk DurrerUniversiteit van Amsterdam
  5. 1982
    ResidentMariastichting, Haarlem, Netherlands
  6. 1980
    InternshipDepartment of Medicine, University of Nijmegen
  7. 1978
    MDUniversity of Nijmegen

Certifications

  1. 2000
    Cardiovascular DiseasesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2002
    Who's Who in AmericaAwarding Organization
  2. 2002
    Who's Who in Medicine and HealthcareAwarding Organization
  3. 2001
    Who's Who in the WorldAwarding Organization
  4. 1989
    Second Prize, Young Investigator's Forum-University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CaliforniaAmerican College of Physicians
  5. 1989
    Winner/Governor's Trophy, Young Investigator's CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians, Southern California and Nevada Scientific Meeting, Loma Linda, California
  6. 1989
    Finalist, Young Investigator's ForumGreater Los Angeles Affiliate of the American Heart Association, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
  7. 1988
    First Prize, Young Investigator's Forum-University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CaliforniaAmerican College of Physicians
  8. 1988
    Affiliate Travel AwardBristol Laboratories, American College of Cardiology
  9. 1988
    Winner/Governor's Trophy, Young Investigator's CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians, Southern California and Nevada Scientific Meeting, La Jolla, California
  10. 1987
    First Prize, Young Investigator's Forum-University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CaliforniaAmerican College of Physicians
  11. 1968
    Certificate of Honor, Inter-Collegiate Sports TournamentBoard of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Lahore, Pakistan
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Professional memberships

  1. 2002 - present
    MemberWorking Group, European Society of Echocardiography
  2. 2001 - 2005
    MemberSociety of Geriatric Cardiology
  3. 2001 - 2004
    MemberDrug and Therapeutics Committee, Rice Memorial Hospital
  4. 2001 - 2004
    MemberWood County Medical Society
  5. 2001 - 2002
    ContributorCertification and Recertification Programs, Cardiovascular Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  6. 2001
    ContributorCertification and Recertification Programs, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  7. 2001
    MemberNational Vascular Biology Working Group (VBWG)
  8. 2000 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 1999 - 2009
    MemberIntraoperative Council, American Society of Echocardiography
  10. 1999 - 2002
    MemberSouthern Medical Association
  11. 1999 - 2001
    MemberConsortium on Minority Affairs, American Medical Association
  12. 1998 - 2006
    MemberTexas Medical Association
  13. 1998 - 2001
    MemberBell County Medical Society
  14. 1998 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  15. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  16. 1997 - 2000
    MemberForum on Jr. Faculty and Affiliates, American College of Chest Physicians
  17. 1997 - 1998
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada
  18. 1997 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee of the Medical Staff Representative, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
  19. 1997
    Local CoordinatorXIII Biennial Congress of Cardiology, Karachi, Pakistan
  20. 1996 - 1998
    MemberMedical Staff Committee, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
  21. 1993
    Reviewer and MemberFellowship Study Section, Los Angeles Affiliate, American Heart Association
  22. 1992 - 1996
    MemberUSC Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  23. 1992 - 1993
    Reviewer and MemberGrant-in-Aid Study Section, Los Angeles Affiliate, American Heart Association
  24. 1992 - present
    MemberPakistan Cardiac Society
  25. 1990 - 2013
    FellowCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  26. 1990 - 2000
    MemberSection of Clinical Cardiology, Forum on Cardiovascular Disease, American College of Chest Physicians
  27. 1990 - 2000
    MemberSection of Hypertension, Forum on Cardiovascular Disease, American College of Chest Physicians
  28. 1990 - 1994
    MemberSection of Cardiac Surgery, Forum on Cardiovascular Disease, American College of Chest Physicians
  29. 1990 - present
    FellowEuropean Society of Cardiology
  30. 1989 - 1996
    MemberLos Angeles Society of Echocardiography
  31. 1989
    DelegateResident-Physician Section, Region VI, Los Angeles, California Medical Association
  32. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican Federation for Medical Research
  33. 1986 - 2009
    FellowAmerican Society of Echocardiography
  34. 1985 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  35. 1985 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  36. 1984 - present
    FellowDutch Society of Cardiology
  37.  
    ConsultantAmerican Heart Association
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Publications