Interventional cardiologist Qasim M. Cheema, MD, has joined the active medical staff of Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Cheema is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He is board eligible in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography.
After beginning at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas, Cheema completed his interventional cardiology fellowship at Methodist DeBakey Hospital in Houston. He completed his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at St. Luke’s Medical Center and Aurora Sinai Medical Center, both in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cheema completed his internal medicine residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and the McGuire VA Hospital, both in Richmond, Virginia. Before completing his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Cheema received his bachelor of arts degree in biological sciences from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he finished summa cum laude.
Cheema is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Cardiology, the Wisconsin Medical Society and the American College of Physicians. He was awarded the American Federation of Medical Research Award and the Outstanding Third Year Ward Resident award in internal medicine.