Firas ZahrM.D.

  • Director of Interventional Cardiology; Co-Director of Complex Heart Valve Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine

Special focus on

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Valve
  • Interventional Cardiology

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Biography

I love to get to know the patients and families well so that I can provide appropriate care and meet their expectations. I believe that cardiologists in academic centers should able to deliver tomorrow’s therapy to our sick patients today with excellent outcomes. I am passionate about treating complex heart and valve disease patients with minimally invasive approach or without open heart surgery. In my leisure time, I enjoy spending time with my family experiencing the outdoors.

Education

  • M.D., 2002, University of Damascus
  • Residency:

    • Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Fellowship:

    • Interventional Cardiology Structural Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology (2012), Cardiovascular Disease (2011), Internal Medicine (2008)

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow

Patient ratings

4.7 out of 5 (119 Ratings, 42 Comments)

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