Dr. Nabil A. Munfakh, M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Nabil A. Munfakh, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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11155 Dunn Rd Professional Bldg On Saint Louis MO, 63136
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5/5

About

Dr. Nabil Munfakh is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Munfakh specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Munfakh typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.

Education and Training

Univ of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 1985

University of Michigan Medical School 1985

Board Certification

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS

Provider Details

Male Arabic

Awards

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America (Best Doctors, Inc.) National Board 2008-2013  
  • Dr. Munfakh is consistently recognized in The Best Doctors in America   

Treatments

  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Coronary Artery Disease (cad)

Residency

  • Med Coll Of Virginia Hosp, Thoracic Surgery; Univ Of Ky Hosp, General Surgery  
  • Valley Health System/Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University Program   

Fellowships

  • Research Fellowship: Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts    1989
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical College of Virginia    1993
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia Richmond  

Dr. Nabil A. Munfakh, M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 11155 Dunn Rd Professional Bldg One Ste 209 East

11155 Dunn Rd Professional Bldg On -
Saint Louis, MO 63136
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Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Nabil A. Munfakh, who serves patients in St. Louis, Missouri.

Consistently recognized in The Best Doctors in America, Dr. Munfakh is an experienced cardiothoracic surgeon who is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Christian Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

The doctor’s areas of clinical interest include: adult cardiac surgery, heart surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery, arrhythmia surgery, treatment of acquired and congenital diseases of the heart, vascular disease, valvular reconstruction, intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography, myocardial infarction, pulmonary hypertension, emphysema, thoracic malignancies, lung volume reduction, lung surgery, and thoracic disease.

Licensed to practice medicine in Kentucky, Michigan, Louisiana, Missouri, and Illinois, Dr. Munfakh earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1985. He then went on to complete his residency in general surgery at the University of Kentucky Hospital in 1988, followed by his research fellowship in cardiovascular surgery within the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1989. A few years later, in 1993, he completed his fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at the Medical College of Virginia.

A member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons, he is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, which is an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest. 

Additionally, he is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery, which is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge. 

Alongside his clinical role, Dr. Munfakh serves as a Professor of Surgery within the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. It is a part of Washington University Physicians.

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs. 

An authority in his field, Dr. Munfakh is the recipient of several awards and honors, including Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018), On-Time Doctor Award (2018), and Patients’ Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018). 

In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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