Provider Profile

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Provider Profile

Taiyeb M Khumri, MD

Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology
Call to make an appointment 816-931-1883


Medical School
Pramukhswami Medical College, Gujarat,
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Heart Failure & Transplant Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Cardiovascular Disease, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Adv Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • advanced heart failure and transplantation
  • echocardiography
  • clinical cardiology


Dr. Taiyeb Khumri was born and raised in Ahmedabad, India and completed his medical education in India. He immigrated to the United States and has been living in the Kansas City area since 2002. He completed his training in Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, and Cardiac Pacing at University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC).  

He joined Saint Luke's Cardiovascular Consultants in January of 2011 and sees patients primarily at Saint Luke's Hospital and Saint Luke's East Hospital. His primary field of interest is heart failure and cardiac transplantation. He holds an academic title with the University of Missouri at Kansas City and works closely with the general cardiology and advanced heart failure fellows training at UMKC.

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna MDOT & Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna MU myChoice Health Program
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Select Local
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas City (PPO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Access (PPO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Complete (HMO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Essential (PPO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Plus (HMO)
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna (HMO)
  • Cigna (Open Access)
  • Cigna (PPO)
  • CompResults (WC)
  • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)
  • Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Healthcare USA-MC+ (Aetna Better Health)
  • HealthLink (HMO)
  • HealthLink (PPO) through Freedom Network
  • Home State Health Plan (Missouri practices)
  • Humana (PPOx)
  • Humana Choice Care (PPO)
  • Humana Choice PPO (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Humana Community (HMO)
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medica Connect
  • Medica Select
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care (Missouri practices only)
  • Missouri Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • ProviDRs Care Network (formerly WPPA)
  • Pyramid Life (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sunflower State Health Plan (Kansas practices)
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare Choice
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Reimbursement Account
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Savings Account
  • United Healthcare Golden Rule HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select
  • United Healthcare Select Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH-POS
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DP
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare RDP
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plus Essential
  • US Department of Labor


1: Moser AR, Hockman D, Magalski A, Main ML, Khumri TM, Austin BA. Apical pseudoaneurysm following continuous flow left ventricular assist device placement. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 May 1;5(3):e53-4. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.111.966390. PubMed PMID: 22589367.

2: Chan PS, Khumri T, Chung ES, Ghio S, Reid KJ, Gerritse B, Nallamothu BK, Spertus JA. Echocardiographic dyssynchrony and health status outcomes from cardiac resynchronization therapy: insights from the PROSPECT trial. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2010 May;3(5):451-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2009.08.012. PubMed PMID: 20466340.

3: Khumri TM, Walker BL, Magalski A, Morris BA, Coggins TR, Kusnetzky LL, House JA, Main ML. Combined assessment of myocardial perfusion and diastolic function enhances risk stratification in patients with anterior wall myocardial infarction. Echocardiography. 2009 Jan;26(1):61-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2008.00750.x. PubMed PMID: 19125809.

4: Khumri TM, Reid KJ, Kosiborod M, Spertus JA, Main ML. Usefulness of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction as a predictor of one-year rehospitalization in survivors of acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jan 1;103(1):17-21.  doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2008.08.049. Epub 2008 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 19101223.

5: Kusnetzky LL, Khalid A, Khumri TM, Moe TG, Jones PG, Main ML. Acute mortality in hospitalized patients undergoing echocardiography with and without an ultrasound contrast agent: results in 18,671 consecutive studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Apr 29;51(17):1704-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2008.03.006. Epub 2008 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 18436124.

6: Thibodeau JB, Pillarisetti J, Khumri TM, Jones PG, Main ML. Mortality rates and clinical predictors of reduced survival after cardioverter defibrillator implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Mar 15;101(6):861-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2007.10.048. Epub 2008 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 18328854.

7: Khumri TM, Thibodeau JB, Main ML. Transesophageal echocardiographic diagnosis of left atrial appendage occluder device infection. Eur J Echocardiogr. 2008 Jul;9(4):565-6. Epub 2007 Aug 7. PubMed PMID: 17681493.

8: Rader VJ, Khumri TM, Idupulapati M, Stoner CN, Magalski A, Main ML. Clinical predictors of left atrial thrombus and spontaneous echocardiographic contrast in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Oct;20(10):1181-5. Epub 2007 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 17566700.

9: Khumri TM, Idupulapati M, Rader VJ, Nayyar S, Stoner CN, Main ML. Clinical and echocardiographic markers of mortality risk in patients with atrial fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Jun 15;99(12):1733-6. Epub 2007 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 17560884.

10: Khumri TM, Nayyar S, Idupulapati M, Magalski A, Stoner CN, Kusnetzky LL, Kosiborod M, Spertus JA, Main ML. Usefulness of myocardial contrast echocardiography in predicting late mortality in patients with anterior wall acute myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Nov 1;98(9):1150-5. Epub 2006 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 17056316.

11: Nayyar S, Magalski A, Khumri TM, Idupulapati M, Stoner CN, Kusnetzky LL, Coggins TR, Morris BA, Main ML. Contrast administration reduces interobserver variability in determination of left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with left ventricular dysfunction and good baseline endocardial border delineation. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Oct 15;98(8):1110-4. Epub 2006 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 17027582.

12: Khumri TM, Joslin NB, Nayyar S, Main ML. Transesophageal echocardiographic diagnosis of Aspergillus fumigatus aortitis after percutaneous coronary intervention. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2006 Aug;19(8):1072.e9-11. PubMed PMID: 16880107.

On Staff At

  • Anderson County Hospital
  • Hedrick Medical Center
  • Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital
  • Saint Luke's East Hospital
  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Smithville
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital
  • Wright Memorial Hospital