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Dr. Khalil Jawad – Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Khalil Jawad was born in Lebanon, moved to Germany after high school. He completed his medical training at the Charité University of Medicine, Berlin Germany. Dr. Jawad completed his internship and residency at Leipzig Heart Center, University of Leipzig, where he is still under contract as a specialist for cardiac surgery. He started a clinical fellowship at Toronto General Hospital with a special focus on mechanical circulatory support and heart transplant.nnDr. Jawad’s major research interest is beneath primary cardiac tumors the ubiquitin proteasome system as a potential therapeutic target for heart failure. In 2018, he defended his thesis on primary heart tumors.nnHe is an active member of the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery and The International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant.