Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, is an assistant professor in the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Division of Cardiology, a member of the UA Sarver Heart Center and a heart failure specialist with the Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation Team at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson.
She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. In 2018, she also was named a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of America.
Dr. Breathett's clinical interests include heart failure, cardiac transplantation, mechanical circulatory devices, and women's health. Watch her patient video.
Her research interests include reducing racial/ethnic and gender disparities in advanced heart failure and preventing those populations from developing advanced heart failure. Dr. Breathett has developed several outcomes and population studies as well as community interventions focused on reducing racial/ethnic and gender disparities in cardiovascular disease. She serves on multiple national committees within the American Heart Association and Heart Failure Society of America.