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George Makdisi

George Makdisi, MD, MPH, MS

University of Albany Medical College
50 New Scotland Ave, MC-192
Albany, NY  12208
United States
(518) 262-9777
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


  • Damascus University, Faculty of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Aix-Marseille University & Hospitals System of Marseille (AP-HM) France (1998-2000)
  • European Master's degree inTherapeutic and Pharmacologic Oncology (MS)
  • Master’s degree in Public Heath: Methodology of epidemiologic and clinical research (MPH)
  • Master’s degree in Informatics and technology of communication (MS)
  • Microscopic Surgery in Medico-Surgical Center of Experimental Research, Université de la Méditerranée (Aix-Marseille II) Faculty of Medicine of Marseille, France (2003-2004)
  • Resident in General Surgery New York Methodist Hospital, and Sound Shore Medical Center New York (2007-2010)
  • Chief Resident in General Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY (2010-2011)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency  Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2011-2014)
  • Advanced Fellowship in Thoracic transplantation and mechanical circulation support, IU School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN (2014-2015)  
  • American Board of Surgery Certified 2013
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certified 2016
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Tampa General Hospital/ University of South Florida (2016-2017)
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery,University of Kentucky College of Medicine (2018-2019)
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of South Florida (2019-2020)
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Albany Medical College (2020-Current)

Other Interests

  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart & Lung  Transplantation
  • Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion
  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Re-do cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery