Dr. Firas E Zahr MD Cardiologist

Dr. Firas Zahr is a cardiologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from Damascus University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2008

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2008 - 2011

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2011 - 2013

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 4 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 3 years in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Obese patients and mechanical circulatory support: weight loss, adverse events, and outcomes.
Zahr, F., Genovese, E., Mathier, M., Shullo, M., Lockard, K., Zomak, R., McNamara, D., Toyoda, Y., Kormos, R. L., Teuteberg, J. J.

Late bacterial endocarditis of an amplatzer atrial septal defect occluder device.
Zahr, F., Katz, W. E., Toyoda, Y., Anderson, W. D.

Preoperative risk factors for mortality after biventricular assist device implantation.
Zahr, F., Ootaki, Y., Starling, R. C., Smedira, N. G., Yamani, M., Thuita, L., Fukamachi, K.

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