Simon Shakar, MD
Heart, VAD Program
Dr. Shakar joined the AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, transplant team from the cardiology division at the University of Colorado Denver, where he served as the director of heart failure services and was an associate professor in the department of medicine. He specializes in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. Prior to working at the University of Colorado Denver, he served as chief medical resident and physician at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Dr. Shakar received his medical degree from University of Saint Joseph, Faculty of Medicine, Lebanon. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical. Dr. Shakar completed fellowships in Cardiology and Heart Failure Transplantation at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Shakar is board-certified in cardiology, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology.