Dr. Samer Y. Kazziha is an accomplished cardiologist with a profound dedication to advancing cardiovascular medicine. As the former Chief of the Heart and Vascular Institute at Henry Ford Macomb, he brought state-of-the-art treatment technologies to patients suffering from cardiovascular disease. Dr. Kazziha's impressive journey is marked by educational achievements, pioneering research contributions, and impact on the clinical and administrative aspects of healthcare.
Dr. Kazziha’s pursuit of excellence in cardiovascular medicine began with his medical education at the University of Damascus Health Center and Affiliate Hospitals. His unwavering commitment to education and training led him to complete fellowships in Critical Care Medicine and Cardiovascular Preventive Medicine at the University Health Center of Pittsburgh. He further honed his skills through training in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, Interventional Cardiology at William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, and Vascular and Intervention at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic.
Committed to cardiovascular research, he has earned himself notable accolades. He received the National Research Service Award in Epidemiology from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1985, underlining his dedication to advancing our understanding of cardiovascular diseases.
His contributions to the field were further recognized with the Cardiology Research Training Award in 1990. In 1992, he was nominated for the National Young Investigator Award by the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation.
Throughout his career, Dr. Kazziha has been actively involved in clinical research, particularly focusing on interventional cardiology and vascular disease topics. His work has not only advanced medical knowledge but has also translated into tangible benefits for patients.
The leadership and clinical influence extend beyond the research realm. He is regionally recognized for his excellence in both clinical and administrative roles. He has played a vital role in developing and enhancing cardiovascular programs at various hospitals. Most recently, he served as the Medical Director for Cardiovascular Services at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center’s Mat Gaberty Heart Center. His visionary leadership and commitment to patient care have had a direct impact on the healthcare landscape.
In addition to his clinical leadership, Dr. Kazziha holds the position of Clinical Associate Professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. His dedication to teaching and mentoring the next generation of healthcare professionals is reflective of his commitment to advancing the field.
Dr. Samer Y. Kazziha’s impressive list of board certifications underscores his expertise and commitment to the highest standards of patient care. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease, the American Board of Interventional Cardiology, and the American Board of Endovascular Medicine.