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Saqib Masroor, MD

Saqib Masroor, MD

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Saqib Masroor, MD, MHS, FACC, FCCP, is board certified in surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. His clinical interests include robotic cardiac surgery including coronary bypass and valve surgery, minimally invasive heart valve repair and replacement, beating heart valve surgery, arrhythmia surgery, aortic aneurysms and dissections, and high-risk cardiac surgeries, such as re-operations and surgery for elderly patients. Dr. Masroor comes to Florida Heart and Vascular Care from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where he was the director of minimally invasive robotic cardiac surgery and as the Co-Director of the Multidisciplinary Arrhythmia Program, he built one of the leading programs for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. His research interests include beating heart valve surgery and atrial fibrillation, which is the most common disorder of heart rhythm in humans. His work has been published and presented nationally and internationally. He also holds a patent for developing a unique method and apparatus for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. In June 2004, Dr Masroor was awarded the Young Investigator Award by the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery in London. He is ranked one of America's top Surgeons in cardiothoracic surgery by the Consumers Research Council of America, Washington, D.C. He is a reviewer and member of the editorial board of nationally and internationally renowned journals such as Journal of American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Innovations, etc. He serves on the review panel of The National Institute of Health, for new technology research grant applications. Dr. Masroor is a graduate of King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He received his master's degree in immunology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1992. He trained in general surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and in thoracic surgery at the University of Miami. He was one of the first fellowship trained, minimally invasive robotic cardiac surgeons, having spent one year with the pioneer of robotic surgery, Dr W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr., at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina. Specialty Board Certifications: Diplomate of the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the American Board of General Surgery.
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Better Precision. Smaller Incision

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Heart Surgeon

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Minimally Invasive General Surgery

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