Dr. Bakdash is Board-Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology. He joined Heartland Cardiology in August 2008. He received his Internal Medicine residency training at St. Louis University and his Cardiology fellowship at the University of Nebraska in Omaha. He is a clinical assistant professor at University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. He serves as the Chair of Cardiology at Via Christi Hospitals. He performs heart catheterizations, transesophageal echocardiography, permanent pacemaker implantations, and all types of stress tests. He has a special interest in preventive cardiology and non-invasive cardiac imaging. Dr. Bakdash enjoys spending his free time with his wife and four children.