Samir Saba, MD, Cardiology, Oakland, PA, UPMC Presbyterian

SamirFSabaMDDivision Chief, Cardiology

Cardiology Oakland, PA

Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Professor, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Division Chief, Cardiology Co-Director, Heart and Vascular Institute

Overview of Dr. Saba

Dr. Samir Saba is a cardiologist in Oakland, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Mercy, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC East, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and Shadyside Campus. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 24 years. He specializes in adult congenital heart disease and cardiac electrophysiology and is experienced in cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac critical care, and icd / pacemaker insertion.

Education & Training

  • Tufts Medical Center
    Tufts Medical CenterFellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1999 - 2000
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Tufts Medical CenterFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1996 - 1999
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Tufts Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1996
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineClass of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2000 - 2022
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1996 - 2011
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011
  • Fellow (FACC) American College of Cardiology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

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