Hazaim Alwair, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Special interests

  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Robotic cardiac surgery
  • Aortic and mitral valve surgery
  • Heart transplantation


  • Medical degree –Damascus University, Syria
  • Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery—Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery--Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Fellowship: LVAD and Heart Transplant--Duke University, Durham, NC


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialty.