About Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz,
Heart Valve Surgeon
Hello! My name is Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Aga Khan University Faculty of Health Sciences in 1994. To date, I have performed approximately over 8,000 cardiac surgeries, of which over 4,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is my devotion to build a quality program, provide compassionate advocacy for my patients and a constant pursuit for excellence.
5 Patient Reviews for
"Dr. Mumtaz saved my life."
-- Donna Chavey, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, 10/16/2014
"Dr. Mumtaz was very informative. I was especially excited that he worked at the Cleveland Clinic. He is a bit quiet but his work is impeccable and his bedside manner is good."
-- Melanie Cunningham, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Mini Sternotomy, 11/15/2011
-- Harold Lord, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Median Sternotomy, 06/16/2010
-- Jeanie Rigney, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, 09/17/2008
-- David Fritz, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 04/15/2008
My Specialities &
My heart surgery specialties include:
- Minimally invasive surgery for valvular disease including transcatheter, robotic and right chest intercostal approaches
- Intercostal surgical valve replacement
- Aortic valve reconstruction using the patient's native pericardium
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Outcomes research in valvular heart disease
- Medical device development
- Improvements in efficiencies and safety of cardiac services
Education, Training & Certificates
Dr. Mubashir Mumtaz, heart surgeon, graduated from Aga Khan University Faculty of Health Sciences in 1994.
After medical school, Dr. Mumtaz completed a General Surgery Residency at the University of Connecticut in 2001. He also completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in 2003 and post-fellowship advanced training with Cleveland Clinic in 2004.
Dr. Mumtaz is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
Through Dr. Mumtaz’s oversight, UPMC Pinnacle has consistently achieved the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ highest three star ratings in multiple categories: coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) only, aortic valve replacement (AVR) only, combined (CABG/AVR) and mitral valve replacement (MVR). UPMC Pinnacle has also been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as ‘best hospital’ high performing for aortic valve and heart bypass surgery.
Individually, Dr. Mumtaz has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council in the 2016 Cardiac Surgery Report (most recent report available) as the top valve surgeon, based on volume, in the state of Pennsylvania while consistently achieving better than expected outcomes.
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Page last updated: February 4, 2021