Get to Know Arizona’s Premier Cardiac Surgeons

Our Approach

Our Approach
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Phoenix Cardiac Surgery believes excellence in patient care resides at the intersection of Experience, Innovation, and Compassion.

We take pride in providing heart patients access to the latest advances in medicine, combined with the knowledge you need to make informed, confident decisions regarding your care.

We offer all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery, from “traditional” bypass heart surgery, to minimally invasive heart, lung, and electrophysiologic procedures.

Our Expertise

Our Expertise

Phoenix Cardiac Surgery provides state-of-the-art patient care through surgical innovation and and modern technology. Using advanced diagnostic tools, treatments, and educational programs we provide complete and innovative cardiovascular and thoracic care.

Our group is led by experienced, Board-certified surgeons, each of whom is dedicated to your goal of returning to an active lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible. We are honored that our surgeons have been voted as Phoenix Magazine “Top Doctors” for multiple years.

Our Surgeons

H. Kenith Fang, MD, FACS

H. KENITH FANG, MD, FACS

Dr. Fang is an internationally recognized expert in the field of transcatheter valve therapies (TAVR-Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement), and has a special interest in minimally invasive heart and lung surgeries.

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MARK RICHARD TASSET, MD, FACS

MARK RICHARD TASSET, MD, FACS

Dr. Tasset performs all aspects of adult heart and lung surgery with a special interest in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, ECMO for acute lung failure, mechanical assist devices for heart failure, and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

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ORAZIO L. AMABILE, MD, FAC

ORAZIO L. AMABILE, MD

Dr. Amabile has a special interest in the treatment of complex aortic disease and the use of mechanical assist devices for heart failure. He is also specialty trained in the TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) procedure.

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MODESTO J. COLÓN, MD, FACS

MODESTO J. COLÓN, MD

Bilingual in Spanish and English, Dr. Colón has a special interest in treatment of aortic aneursysms, minimally invasive valve surgery, and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

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NICOLE R. SYDOW, MD, FACS

NICOLE R. SYDOW, MD

With special interest in the treatment of aortic valve disease, Dr. Sydow has diverse experience including coronary artery bypass grafting, minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, aortic surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures.

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PIERRE R. TIBI, MD, FACS

PIERRE R. TIBI, MD, FACS

Dr. Tibi founded Phoenix Cardiac Surgery in 2000. He specializes adult cardiac surgery and has a keen interest in blood conservation surgery. A multi-year winner of Phoenix Magazine’s “Top Doctor” award, “Top Docs Across America,” and “Top Surgeons in America,” Dr. Tibi is the former president of American Heart Association’s Phoenix Board of Directors. He also was runner-up for Prescott Area Leadership’s “Man of the Year” in 2013.

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JOSE E. TORRES, MD, FACS

JOSE E. TORRES, MD, FACS

Dr. Torres is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon, and joined Phoenix Cardiac Surgery in 2014. Fluent in Spanish and English, he received his medical degree from University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and completed his surgery residency and cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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