Dr. Alex Julian Furst MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Alex Furst is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Miami, Florida and is affiliated with Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1967–1972

Emory University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1972–1973

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Thoracic epidural anesthesia for cardiac surgery via left anterior thoracotomy in the conscious patient.
Anderson, M.B., Kwong, K.F., Furst, A.J., Salerno, T.A.

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