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Alec Akbarov

Alec N. Akbarov, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery
Caromont Heart
2555 Court Drive, Suite 200
Gastonia, NC  28054
United States
704-671-7670
704-671-7672 (fax)
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Role: 
Surgeon

Background

Andizhan State Medical School, USSR (M.D. 1979-1985)
Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, General and Thoracic Surgery Residency (1985-1990))
Russian National Cancer Institute, Moscow, Attending Thoracic Surgeon (1990-1992)
VA Hospital, Washington, DC, Surgical Research Fellowship (1993-1995)
St Agnes HealthCare, Baltimore, MD, General Surgery Residency (1995-2000)
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cardiothoracic Residency (2000-2003)
Faith Regional Cardiovascular Institute, Director of CT Surgery, 2003-2009
Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery, Greenwood, SC, 2009 - 2013
Caromont Heart, Gastonia, NC, Medical Director of Thoracic Surgery, 2013-present

Interests

cooking
assist devices
mitral and aortic valve surgery
coronary revascularisation on and off-pump
VATS lung and esophageal resections
tennis
high risk cardiac surgery

Practice Areas

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery