Meet Dr. Rizwan Bukhari, co-founder of Plant-Base…
Meet Dr. Rizwan Bukhari, co-founder of Plant-Based DFW and co-host of the Plant-Based DFW Podcast show. Dr. Riz grew up in Dallas, Texas and has been practicing vascular surgery for more than 20 years. His primary hospital is Baylor Sunnyvale, where he formerly was the Chief of Surgery. Currently he serves on their Board of Directors and Board of Managers, and next year will be the Chief of Staff of the hospital. He is the owner of North Texas Vascular Center, where he offers diagnostic services and minimally invasive out-patient procedures largely related to amputation prevention and limb salvage. Dr. Riz is a strong advocate of incorporating plant-based nutrition into his patient lifestyle modification programs. He is very involved in the organization called Plant-Based DFW offering lectures, documentary screenings, community walks and potlucks. In October, Dr. Riz will be sitting for his board exam to become certified in Lifestyle medicine. Let’s listen in to learn about his plant-based lifestyle and all that he does within the community. https://plantbaseddfw.com/dr-rizwan-h-bukhari
Rizwan H, Bukhari, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified vascular surgeon who treats various vascular issues, including aneurysms, carotid artery stenosis, lower extremity arterial blockages, gangrene, dialysis access grafts, and varicose veins. He has seen the ravaging effects of poor lifestyle choices on his patients’ health. Cardiovascular disease and its risk factors, such as obesity, tobacco use, hypertension, and diabetes, are mainly diseases secondary to the foods we eat and our lifestyle choices.
Dr. Bukhari promotes food as medicine and lifestyle medicine to help his patients and the general public prevent, halt, and sometimes even reverse disease. He owns North Texas Vascular Center, where he offers diagnostic services and minimally invasive outpatient procedures largely related to amputation prevention and limb salvage.