Dr. Firas F. Mussa

Special interest in evolving treatment of acute aortic dissection and complex aortic reconstructions

Experience
Dr. Mussa is the latest addition to the NYU vascular division. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine.

His clinical interest is acute aortic dissection in the era of endovascular therapy. He also specializes in all aspects of vascular and endovascular surgery including aortic aneurysm repair, carotid artery conditions, peripheral arterial disease, thrombolysis, varicose veins, and advanced venous insufficiency.

Dr. Mussa is member and candidate member of all major vascular societies. He is published in both basic and clinical research and has presented in over 20 local, regional, and national meetings. His basic research focuses on the biology of vascular inflammation and the role of vascular biomarkers in screening, diagnosis, and treatment.

Dr. Mussa is fluent in Arabic and French

Training
Dr. Mussa spent his internship, most of the residency training, and post-doctorate research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 2003, he transferred to Los Angeles to join his family. He was chief resident at the University of Southern California in 2005. Dr. Mussa completed his vascular and endovascular fellowship at the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in 2007.

Vascular Surgery

530 First Avenue
Arnold and Marie Schwartz Health Care Center (HCC)
Suite 6F
New York, NY 10016

Take the H elevators to the 6th floor. Our offices are at the end of the hall.

Phone: (212) 263-7311 (option 3, listen for the appropriate prompt)

Fax: (212) 263-7722