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Charles Ma, M.D., joins Baptist Health’s Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon

August 4, 2021

MIAMI, FL – August 4, 2021 – Cardiothoracic surgeon Charles Ma, M.D., joins Baptist Health’s Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. Dr. Ma specializes in all aspects of cardiac surgery, with a particular interest in minimally invasive technique.

“We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Ma to Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute,” said Joseph McGinn, M.D., chief of cardiac surgery and deputy director of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. “His training at New York University’s highly regarded cardiothoracic fellowship program will make him an excellent addition to our surgical team.”

“By hiring physicians with exemplary training and experience, we’re able to uphold our high standards of patient care and continue to advance the future of the program,” said Barry T. Katzen, M.D., chief medical executive of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. “I’m confident Dr. Ma will be a wonderful asset to our patients and team.”

Dr. Ma joins Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute from New York University, where he completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship and served as a clinical instructor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

His research has been published in the Journal of Surgical Research, JTCVS Techniques and other major scientific journals.

Dr. Ma earned his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Minnesota and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at New York University.

The cardiac surgeons at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute diagnose and treat heart conditions by performing a variety of complex procedures. These include surgical treatment of coronary bypass, malfunctioning heart valves and congenital heart defects in adults. The surgeons also perform transcatheter aortic valve replacements.

Dr. Ma will see patients at 8950 North Kendall Drive, Suite 607W and at 6200 SW 72 Street, Suite 604 in Miami.

About Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility in the region. The team of multilingual, multidisciplinary specialists pioneered the development of minimally invasive techniques used to treat aneurysms, blockages in veins and arteries and holes in the heart. The Institute leverages the power of Baptist Health’s combined resources of experts, pioneering research, compassionate caregivers and leading-edge treatments and technology.

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn.

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