Joseph Chambers, M.D., FACC, FCCP, FSCAI
Born in Chicago, Illinois where he remained throughout Undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois. After obtaining a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biological Sciences, he obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. This was followed by completion of an Adult Internal Medicine Residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Thereafter, he completed an Adult Cardiology Fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute.
His professional activities since 1995 include over eight years of Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular services throughout the State of Kansas. During that time, his many academic appointments include Clinical Asst. Professor status for the University of Kansas Dept of Medicine, Clinical Teaching Staff for the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and Adjunct Faculty for the Wichita State University. His numerous hospital Appointments included Vice Chair, Cardiology Section for the Via Christi Regional Medical Center, and Co-Vice Chairman status of the Wesley Medical Center Investigational Review Board. He was a Reviewer for the American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease Exam, as well as a Peer Reviewer for the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care.
In his spare time, he co-hosted a weekly radio and television program on cardiovascular health. He relocated to Tucson, and joined Southwest Heart in 2005. His duties include consultative, invasive and interventional cardiology services; as well as diagnostic and interventional peripheral vascular services.
He is board Certified in Adult Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology.