Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomes new cardiothoracic surgeon, Maurice Mawad, M.D.

Dr. Maurice Mawad

Dr. Maurice Mawad

Dr. Mawad will be working alongside the medical center’s chief of cardiac surgery, Dr. Joseph Lamelas, and his team of cardiothoracic surgeons at the Mount Sinai Heart Institute. Dr. Mawad specializes in adult cardiac surgery and general thoracic surgery. He attended the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he also completed his surgical internship. He completed his general surgery residency at SUNY (State University of New York) Stony Brook University and his cardiothoracic fellowship at SUNY Brooklyn. He also completed advanced fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery, minimally invasive cardiac valve surgery, and redo cardiac surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Mawad’s clinical interests include off-pump surgical revascularization, device implantation, thorascopic surgery, minimally invasive valve surgery and redo coronary revascularization. He is also a member of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Mawad joins an elite team of cardiovascular surgeons at the Mount Sinai Heart Institute, which has the best cardiac surgery survival rate in Florida among hospitals performing the highest volume of complex procedures.

For more information, or to contact Dr. Maurice Mawad please call 305-674- CARE (305-674-2273) or visit

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