Farzad Najam, MD

Biography

Farzad Najam, MD

Farzad Najam, MD is associate director of Cardiac Surgery at the Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, clinical assistant professor of Surgery and visiting cardiac surgeon at The George Washington University Hospital. He is board certified in both Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery. He specializes in cardiac surgery and has expertise in minimally invasive approaches for mitral valve repair surgery, robotic assisted cardiac surgery and surgery for atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease, thoracic aortic disease and heart failure.

He served as chief resident of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The George Washington University Medical Center and was later named chief resident at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. From 2002-04, Dr. Najam practiced as a clinical associate in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Najam has conducted numerous presentations covering topics including coronary bypass grafting, thoracic trauma and cardiac tumors. He is currently working on a developmental project concerning minimally invasive surgical approach to radio frequency ablation for atrial fibrillation.