Memphis Cardiovascular Center
6799 Great Oaks Rd., #100
Memphis, TN 38138
Bashar Shala, MD, Cardiology
Dr. Shala is a founding physician of Memphis Cardiovascular Center. He started his Internal Medicine Residency training at the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 1991, where he was Chief Medical Resident in 1994. He then became board certified in Internal Medicine and practiced General and Emergency Medicine. From there, he completed a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine in 1996 where he also served as Chief Cardiology Fellow. This was followed by a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology in 1999, after which he attained board certification in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular computed tomography. Dr. Shala has been practicing Cardiovascular Medicine in Memphis since 2000.
Dr. Shala has received numerous awards and honors, including multiple Physician Recognition awards from the American Medical Association and the James Givens’ Award for Excellence from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Shala was recognized in 2007 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for his excellence in cardiac care. He was also the recipient of Diversity Memphis 'Humanitarian of the Year' award in 2011.
Outside of Memphis Cardiovascular Center, his contributions include participation in multiple professional organizations including fellowships in the American College of Cardiology (FACC), the American Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE), and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (FASNC). He is also a member of the American Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.