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 Better Health/KanCare (KS Medicaid)
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice POS
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan HMO
  • Aetna First Health Network (excluding limited benefit plans)
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select HMO
  • Aetna Select Local HMO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA) HMO, POS, PPO
  • Aetna UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Freedom Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Freedom Plus Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Total Care Medicare Advantage PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas Blue Choice Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Blue Select Plus (UCMO and City of KCMO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Federal PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • BCBS of Kansas Federal
  • BCBS of Kansas Traditional
  • BCBS of Michigan Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue KC Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue KC Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna National POS Open Access
  • Cigna OAP
  • Cigna PPO
  • CompResults/CompAlliance (WC) PPO
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Home State Health Plan Missouri Medicaid (Missouri practices)
  • Humana Choice PPO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Community HMO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Kansas City PPOx
  • Humana National POS-Open Access Plans
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne PPO
  • Integrated Health Plan PPO
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medica Connect
  • Medica Select
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care Health Plan - Missouri Medicaid (MO practices only)
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management PPO (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • Private Healthcare Systems PPO
  • ProviDRs Care Network PPO (formerly WPPA)
  • Sunflower State Health Plan Kansas Medicaid (Kansas practices)
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare - All Savers Insurance Company POS
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan (KS Practices, KanCare, Kansas Medicaid)
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan (MO practices, Missouri Medicaid)
  • United Healthcare - Definity Health Reimbursement Account POS
  • United Healthcare - Definity Health Savings Account POS
  • United Healthcare - Golden Rule HMO (HMO & PPO)
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select HMO
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - United Health One (Short Term Medical)
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Dual Complete SNP PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Complete PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Gold SNP PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Silver SNP PPO


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