Asif Ali is a physician, educator, researcher, medical author. He is a clinical professor in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at the Texas Medical Center in Houston and works in private practice as a partner in Houston Cardiology Consultants. His focus is on prevention of chronic medical conditions via medical businesses that aid patients in education, diagnostics, and therapeutics. He has served as Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Cardiology, and Chief of Education at area hospitals in Houston. He has co-authored an international medical book published by McGraw Hill and frequently is interviewed on local and national television.