Hazem Afifi, MD, FACS, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with Las Vegas Cardiovascular Surgeon Specialists

Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Hazem Afifi, who serves patients in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Currently licensed to practice medicine in Nevada, Arizona, and California, Dr. Afifi is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who is in practice at Las Vegas Cardiovascular Surgeon Specialists in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Las Vegas Cardiovascular Surgeon Specialists can provide quality care to patients who have suffered a heart attack or have been diagnosed with heart, vascular, or lung disease that requires surgical intervention. Committed to fostering better patient outcomes, their traditional and minimally invasive procedures have given patients hope for a healthier life.

Among his professional experience, the doctor is affiliated with Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals San Martin Campus, and Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. 

Additionally, he is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery, an independent, non-profit organization founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge. Likewise, he is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest.

Throughout his academic career, he earned his Medical Degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York in 1991. He then went on to complete an internship in general surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. This was followed by a residency in general surgery at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He was a Research Fellow and Instructor in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, where he completed a fellowship in clinical cardiothoracic surgery. 

Cardiothoracic surgery, also known as thoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax and general treatment of conditions of the heart and lungs. A cardiothoracic surgeon, like Dr. Afifi, is a medical doctor who specializes in surgical procedures of the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. 

Learn More about Dr. Hazem Afifi:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3622870-Hazem-Afifi-cardiothoracic-surgeon-Las-Vegas-NV-89106 or through Las Vegas Cardiovascular Surgeon Specialists, http://vegasheartsurgeons.uhsdev.com/our-physicians/

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