Muhammad Faraz Masood, MD

Muhammad Faraz Masood, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery


Specialty Areas

  • Heart transplantation
  • Ventricular assist device implantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Cardiac surgery

Common Procedures

  • Heart transplantation
  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Heart failure surgery
  • Mitral valve repair and replacement
  • Ventricular assist devices implantation

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Aortopathies
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart failure
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Ventricular assist devices implantation

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery

Surgical Critical Care

General Surgery


Medical School: Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 2001


General Surgery Residency, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2009


Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2011

Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013

Valvular Diseases and Mechanical Circulatory Support Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2014


Areas of Research Interest

National outcomes and resource utilization in cardiac surgery, mechanical circulatory support, advanced surgical treatment in heart failure



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Suite A, 8th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-7260

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