Medical Provider, Dr. Sardar

M. Rizwan Sardar

MD, FACC, FSCAI

Director of Structural Heart
Cardiovascular Disease
Structural Heart
Interventional Cardiology
Languages:

Urdu, Hindi, English, Arabic

Interests:

TAVR, Watchman, Mitral Clips, Impella, Coronary PCI’s

Training:
  • 2016: Rhode Island Hospital Brown University, (RI) – Fellow Structural Heart Disease Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • 2015: Cooper University Hospital Rowan School of Medicine, (NJ) – Fellow Interventional Cardiology & Vascular Medicine
  • 2014: Lankenau Medical Center – Fellow Cardiology
  • 2013: Georgetown University, (DC), Johns Hopkins Hospital, (MD) Fellow Cardiac CT/MRI
  • 2011: Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (NY) – Fellow Heart Failure
  • 2010: Lankenau Medical Center – Resident Internal Medicine
  • 2008: Mount Sinai School of Medicine – Resident Internal Medicine
  • 2003: University of Karachi Sindh Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan – MB; BS Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery
Credentials:
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Interventional Cardiology
  • National Board – Nuclear Cardiology
  • National Board – Adult Echocardiography
  • Florida State Medical Board

M. Rizwan Sardar, MD, FACC, FSCAI, is an experienced Medical Director with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Dr. Sardar is a skilled operator for structural heart disease and complex, high-risk coronary intervention. He successfully developed Aultman Hospital’s structural heart disease program offering a range of services. Dr. Sardar has also worked with various educational institutions to help train other structural heart cardiologists and valve vendors. 

As a structural heart cardiologist, he specializes in evaluating, detecting, and treating heart valve disease, including heart murmurs, congenitally malformed valves, “blocked” or stenosed valves, “leaky” or insufficient/regurgitant valves, as well as failed or malfunctioning prosthetic heart valves. He also specializes in repairing defects or “holes” in the heart such as Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), or Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA). These defects or abnormal valves can be congenital or caused by diseases such as “wear and tear.”

We are very fortunate to have Dr. Sardar on our team. By far, he is one of the best-trained structural heart disease experts in Northeast Florida, having performed a large volume of coronary procedures in some of the country’s finest teaching centers.

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