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Dr. Monica Moz, M.D.


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Dr. Monica Moz is a cardiovascular surgeon, medical doctor, and a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. She earned a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in 2005 from the University of Padova Medical School in Italy. She also completed her Cardiovascular Surgery Residency (Summa cum Laude) from 2006 to 2011 at the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Science at the University of Padova Medical School. Dr. Moz has been a surgical member since 2009 of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Project at the Padova Cardiac Surgery Unit in collaboration with the Cardiology Unit and Edwards Italy. She has language proficiency in Italian, English and German.

Dr. Moz has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and presently serves as Cardiovascular Surgeon at the Leipzig Heart Center of the University of Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany.

Dr. Moz’s memberships include:

  • Member, Society for Heart and Valve Disease
  • Member, Heart Valve Society of America
  • Member, Italian Society for Cardiac Surgery
  • Member, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Member, Working Group on Mitral Repair, Society for Heart and Valve Disease
  • Member, Save a Child’s Heart

Dr. Moz’s publications include:

  • Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in heart transplantation recipients: the relationship with outcome and adherence to medical treatment. General Hospital Psychiatry 33 (2011) 1–7. Angela Favaro, M.D., Ph.D., Gino Gerosa, M.D., Alida L.P. Caforio, M.D., Biancarosa Volpe, M.Sc., Giampietro Rupolo, M.D., Deborah Zarneri, B.Sc., Silvia Boscolo, B.Sc., Chiara Pavan, M.D., Ph.D., Elena Tenconi, Ph.D., Chiara d’Agostino, M.D., Monica Moz, M.D., Gianluca Torregrossa, M.D., Giuseppe Feltrin, M.D., Antonio Gambino, M.D., Paolo Santonastaso, M.D.
  • Isolated tricuspid valve surgery in patients with previous cardiac surgery. J. Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2012 Aug 28 . Bettina Pfannmüller, Monica Moz, Martin Misfeld, Michael Andrew Borger, Anne-Kathrin Funkat, Jens Garbade, Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr.

Dr. Moz’s articles under review or in print include:

  • Aortic arch reoperation in a single centre: early and late result in 57 consecutive patients.
  • Conventional elephant trunk versus frozen elephant trunk technique in the treatment of patients with thoracic aortic disease: effect on neurological complications.
  • Conventional and frozen elephant trunk surgery for extensive aneurismal disease of the thoracic aorta: a retrospective comparative study

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Monica Moz is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.


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