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Muhammad Aftab

Muhammad Aftab, M.D, FACC

Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado-Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery
12631 East 17th Avenue, Room 6602, Mail Stop C310
Aurora, CO  80045
United States
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Assistant Professor in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado, Denver 01/2016
Clinical Associate in Aortic/Endovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio 2014-2015
Chief Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine-Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX 2013-2014
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident, Baylor College of Medicine-Texas Heart Institute, Houston, TX 2011-2014
Chief Resident in General Surgery, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY 2010-2011
General Surgery Resident, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY 2006-2011
Surgical Research Fellow, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 2004-2006
Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident, Mayo Hospital-King Edward Medical University 2002-2004
House Surgeon, Mayo Hospital-King Edward Medical University1999-2000

Other Interests

Surgical outcomes research
Endovascular Aortic Surgery
Aortic Arch/Root Repair
Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement
Thoracoabdominal/Descending Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Arrhythmia Surgery
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery
History of Cardiac Surgery


Surgical Outcomes research, Endo-organ protection during aortic/cardiothoracic surgery, Outcomes of re-operative cardiac Surgery, Cardiac surgery in elderly patients, Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair 

Additional Educational Information

Diplomate, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (06/2015)
Baylor College of Medicine-Texas Heart Institute (Cardiothoracic Surgery 2011-2014)
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery (03/2012)
Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine (General Surgery 2006-2011)
King Edward Medical University Lahore, Pakistan (M.B.,B.S 1999)
Sadiq Public School, (BS 1993)

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Aorta
  • Endovascular
  • Endocarditis
  • Vascular
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Professional Affairs
  • Pericardium
  • Valve disease
  • Thoracic
  • Transplant
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Coronary disease
  • Great vessels
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Education