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Faisal Cheema

Faisal Habib Cheema, M.D.

Aegis Cardiovascular Research Foundation
5524 Saddleback Ct
Lady Lake, FL  32159
United States
+ 1 (917) 499-5115
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Role: 
Surgeon

Background

President, Aegis Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Aventura, FL (2013 - present)

Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (2013 - 2015)
Director, Clinical Research and Innovations, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD (2013 - 2015)

Director, CAPTURE: Cardiopulmonary Tissue Repository, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2009 - 13)
Associate Research Scientist in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2005 - 13)
Member, Heart & Lung Procurement Team, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2002 - 13)
Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Fellow, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY (2002 - 05)
Clinical Research Fellowship in Heart Transplantation, Loyola University, Maywood, IL (2001)

Interests

Clinical Science:
- Heart Valve Surgery
- Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
- Minimally Invasive / Robotic Cardiac Surgery
- Cardiac Transplantation
- Ventricular Assist Devices
- Aortic Surgery

Basic Science:
- Cardiac & Renal Stem Cells
- Ischemia-Reperfusion in Heart & Kidneys
- Hemorrhagic & Septic Shock

Education

Columbia University, New York, NY : Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2002 - 05) |; The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (1995 - 00) |; Government College, Lahore, Pakistan: Fellow of Science (1993 - 95) |; Crescent Model Higher Secondary School, Lahore, Pakistan: University of Cambridge GCSE Certification (1990 - 93) 

Practice Areas

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery