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Scott Watkins, PA-C

Scott Watkins is a board-certified Physician Assistant. He received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from Red Rocks Community College in Arvada Colorado with a focus in preventative medicine and rural healthcare. He attended the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Prior to …

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Lauren Woffinden, ACNP

Lauren graduated from Brigham Young University in 2004 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) and went on to work as a Registered Nurse (RN) in areas of critical care, specifically, a cardiovascular ICU (CVICU) in Mesa, AZ. Lauren worked at the bedside for several years, mentoring new hires and precepting nursing students …

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Katherine Freeman, PA-C

Katie Freeman is a board-certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) and Registered Dietitian (RD). She is a graduate of A.T. Still University, where she received her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to this, she received her master’s degree in Nutritional Sciences at University of Washington and Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Nutrition at Brigham …

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Faisal Bahadur, MD

Dr. Bahadur is a co-founder of Lifetime Heart & Vascular. He completed medical school at Saba University School of Medicine in 2005. He then went on to complete a three-year Internal Medicine residency, three-year Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship, and an additional one year Interventional Cardiology fellowship at LSU-Shreveport, prior to moving to Arizona in 2012. Dr. …

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Gautam Kedia, MD

Dr. Kedia is a co-founder of Lifetime Heart & Vascular. He is an Arizona native, and completed medical school at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Kedia holds several board certifications, including in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT angiography. He treats patients with a wide range of acute and chronic heart diseases, using …

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Bashar Markabawi, MD, FACC

Dr. Markabawi is a co-founder of Lifetime Heart & Vascular. He graduated from the University of Damascus Syria, a part of the faculty of medicine, and went on to complete 3 years of residency training at the University Hospitals of Damascus. After coming to the United States and passing all USMLE exams, he completed a …

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