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Samer Garas, MD, Cardiology, Jacksonville, FL, St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside

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Cardiology Jacksonville, FL

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Interventional Cardiology

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Service Line Ascension Jacksonville

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Summary

  • Dr. Samer Garas is a cardiologist in Jacksonville, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside and St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice 22 years. He specializes in adult congenital heart disease and interventional cardiology and is experienced in cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral endovascular interventional cardiology, and structural heart interventions.

Education & Training

  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineFellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 2001 - 2002
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1998 - 2001
  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1998
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
    University of Missouri-Columbia School of MedicineClass of 1995
  • Washington University
    Washington UniversityB.A., Biology and Business, 1986 - 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2002 - 2024
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1998 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Interventional Cardiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Healthcare Heroes Jacksonville Business Journal, 2008, 2013
  • Distinguished Pysician Award Florida Medical Association, 2005-2006
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Adjunctive Antithrombotic Therapy  
    Garas SM, Marshall JJ, Journal of Applied Radiolog
  • Overview of Therapies for Prevention of Restenosis after Coronary Interventions  
    Garas SM, Huber P, Scott NA, Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Angiographic Analysis and Proposed Database Criteria for the Evaluation of Off-pump Coronary Bypass Grafts
    Garas SM, Steiner MA, Leimbach ME, et al, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Evaluation of Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery
    Puskas J, Garas SM, Marshall JJ, et al, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions

Press Mentions

  • Shock Wave Treatment Advances from Kidney Stones to Blocked Arteries at Jacksonville Hospital
    Shock Wave Treatment Advances from Kidney Stones to Blocked Arteries at Jacksonville HospitalMay 11th, 2021
  • New Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery, a Lifesaver for Jacksonville Patients
    New Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery, a Lifesaver for Jacksonville PatientsSeptember 10th, 2021
  • What Is a TAVR Procedure? Jacksonville Hospital Celebrates Historic Milestone
    What Is a TAVR Procedure? Jacksonville Hospital Celebrates Historic MilestoneApril 20th, 2021
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