Safwan Kassas, M.D.
Invasive and Interventional Cardiologist
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Safwan Kassas, M.D.
Dr. Kassas attended medical school at Damascus University, School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, his cardiovascular fellowship at Wright State University in Ohio and his interventional fellowship at St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit.
Dr. Kassas has founded and currently directs the valve and structural intervention program where a wide range of structural and valve interventional procedures are currently performed.
He has participated in panel discussions in a national cardiology meeting pertaining to cardiac structural procedures and has been a co-investigator in one of the landmark transcutaneous aortic valve replacement (TAVR) trials.
In addition to his interest in valve and structural intervention therapy, Dr. Kassas has founded and currently directs the Michigan stem cell and regenerative medicine program, where he is a principal investigator on several stem cell therapy trials aiming to evaluate stem cell therapy in cardiovascular diseases.
Dr. Kassas continues to be involved as a principal investigator/co-investigator in numerous cardiovascular research trials. In addition, he has been actively involved in the review and evaluation process of submitted papers and articles for acceptance consideration in one of the major interventional cardiology journals.
Dr. Kassas has privileges at Covenant Healthcare and St. Mary's of Michigan in Saginaw, Michigan, where he practices coronary and peripheral interventions including carotid stenting and valve and structural interventions.
Dr. Kassas is married with three children, Nour, Lana and Ryan. They enjoy traveling together and swimming all year long. He maintains in his resume that the most precious thing to him continues to be his wife and his three children.
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