Kenneth Herskowitz, MD, is the Medical Director of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the Heart Center of Excellence at Broward Health.
Dr. Herskowitz received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His internship and residency in General Surgery was also at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Herskowitz completed his Fellowship in Surgical Metabolism at the University of Florida and was Resident and Chief Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center.
Prior to entering private practice in 1997, Dr. Herskowitz was assistant professor of surgery at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital and the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Veteran's Administration Hospital.
Dr. Herskowitz has performed more than 6,000 cardiovascular surgical procedures and is a leading expert in the field of minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery, as well as beating heart surgery. He is the principal investigator on numerous research projects and has lectured and published extensively on heart and lung surgery.
He is currently a member of The Florida Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons. He has consistently had one of the lowest morbidities and mortalities in the state of Florida as well as in the United States. He was recently honored as the American Heart Association’s 2007 honoree for outstanding contributions to Cardiac Surgery in South Florida. Most recently he was voted Top Doctor in Gold Coast Magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
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