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Ahmad Zeeshan, MD, FACS

Ahmad Zeeshan, MD, FACS

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Transplant

Ahmad Zeeshan

Overview

Ahmad Zeeshan, MD, FACS, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon and has expertise in performing an array of procedures, including heart and lung transplantation, aortic surgery, minimally invasive heart valve surgery, mitral valve procedures, aortic valve surgery and bloodless cardiac surgery. After medical school, Dr. Zeeshan trained in general surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland. He then completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Yale University. He went on to receive specialized training in aortic surgery, including endovascular techniques, heart and lung transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support surgery at Cleveland Clinic Ohio. Prior to joining AdventHealth, Dr. Zeeshan held a joint clinical appointment at Cleveland Clinic Ohio and Florida as part of the cardiovascular surgery team. Dr. Zeeshan believes in providing the best approach for every patient based on their specific needs and conditions for optimal results — using the latest minimally invasive approaches for a lower risk of complications and a faster, more comfortable recovery.

Articles

Utilization of Marginal Lung Donors With Low PaO2/FiO(2) Ratio and High Body Mass Index

ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY

2020

Durability of Aortic Valve Cusp Repair With and Without Annular Support

ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY

2018

Giant Subclavian Artery Aneurysm

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANGIOLOGY

2016

Immediate Improvement in Severe Mitral Regurgitation After Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Insufficiency.

Aorta (Stamford, Conn.)

2016

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: History and current indications

CLEVELAND CLINIC JOURNAL OF MEDICINE

2015

Deep Crater in Heavily Calcified Aortic Valve Leaflet: A "Smoking Gun" for Embolic Stroke.

Aorta (Stamford, Conn.)

2015

Laryngotracheal Resection and Reconstruction

Thoracic surgery clinics

2014

Thymoma: current diagnosis and treatment

CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL

2013

Durability of Porcine Bioroots in Younger Patients With Aortic Root Pathology: A Propensity-Matched Comparison With Composite Mechanical Roots

ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY

2011

Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute complicated type B aortic dissection: Superiority relative to conventional open surgical and medical therapy

JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

2010

Education & Training

Education

Rawalpindi Medical College

Residency

Holy Family Hospital, University of Maryland Medical Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship

Yale New Haven Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery