Harold G. Roberts, Jr., MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Expertise


Specialty Areas


  • Complex mitral reconstructions
  • Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation
  • Coronary revascularization
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Common Procedures


  • Mitral repair or replacement
  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Tricuspid valve repair or replacement
  • CABG
  • Cox-Maze IV
  • TAVR

Common Diagnoses Treated


  • Coronary artery disease
  • Aortic valve disorders
  • Mitral valve disorders
  • Tricuspid valve disorders
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Endocarditis
Education


Board Certifications


American Board of Thoracic Surgery

American Board of Surgery

Degrees


Medical School: University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR

Residency


1981-1986, General Surgery Residency, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

1986-1988, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Fellowship


1989-1990, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Professional Memberships


American College of Surgeons

American Association of Thoracic Surgeons

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

Awards and Honors


1984 Baltimore Academy of Surgery, Surgical Research Award

1999 Miami Metro Magazine, “”Top Docs in South Florida”

2014-2015 “Top Attending Surgeon” – Selected by general surgery residents at University of South Florida at Aventura Hospital, Aventura, FL

Research


Areas of Research Interest


Clinical and basic research in managing atrial fibrillation, outcomes research in endocarditis, transcatheter solutions for valve disease

Innovations


Dr. Roberts was the first to publish a modification of the Cox-Maze III lesion set that is now adopted worldwide.

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Contact


To request an appointment with Dr. Roberts, please call 314-362-7260.