Alexis Edward Shafii, M.D., FACS

Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Alexis Edward Shafii, M.D., FACS Photo

Positions

Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Transplant and Circulatory Support
Baylor College of Medicine

Address

Heart and Lung Transplant Center (Clinic)
Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Cooley 355M
6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(832) 355-3000
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Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Primary Heart & Lung Transplant Surgeon UNOS

Education

  • Clinical Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland

    Heart Failure and Transplantation

  • Clinical Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland

    Thoracic Surgery

  • Residency at University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Tampa

    General Surgery

  • MD from University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Tampa
  • BS from Boston College
    Chestnut Hill,

    Biochemistry

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

Dr. Alexis Shafii is a cardiothoracic surgeon with expertise in thoracic transplantation and adult cardiac surgery. His clinical focus includes thoracic organ failure, heart and lung transplantation as well as implantation of mechanical circulatory support devices. He is the surgical director of the heart transplant program at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, and previously directed transplant programs at major medical centers in Dallas and Kentucky. Dr. Shafii also treats adult acquired cardiac diseases, including coronary artery disease, heart valve disease, and aortic pathologies. His research efforts focus on heart and lung transplantation, ventricular assist devices, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

Professional Interests

  • Heart & Lung Transplant

  • Cardiac Surgery

Professional Specialties

  • Heart & Lung Transplant

  • Cardiac Surgery