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Cardiovascular Surgery

Cardiovascular (heart) Surgery is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. Frequently, it is done to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (for example, coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease from various causes including endocarditis, rheumatic heart disease and atherosclerosis. It also includes heart transplantation.

Cardiovascular Surgery is a program in which its graduates, who are specialists in general surgery, will be involved in the diagnosis and treatment of valvular heart disease, aortic disease, coronary artery disease, congenital heart diseases and the other illnesses that lead to cardiovascular complications and requiring surgical intervention after at least 3 years of specialized training.


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Subspecialty
School / Faculty: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Surgery
Major (Name Of Program): Cardiovascular Surgery
This program contact information:
Telephone: 00987132122884
Fax: 00987132356996
Mobile: 00987132356996
Email Address: gsia@sums.ac.ir
Address: 6th Floor, Central building of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Zand St., Shiraz, Iran
Contact Person Name: Office of International Affairs
Program Detail:
Language Requirements:
  • Language requirements: Evidence of English Proficiency on the TOEFL or IELTS tests. The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS is 533, 72 and 5.5 respectively.
  • Applicants from Persian (Farsi) Speaking countries (They shall both speak and write in Persian) who have applied for graduate Degree-based programs may be exempted, based on the decision of the department, from submitting any certificates regarding their English Language Proficiency. Nevertheless, they are required to hand in their English language certificate which meets SUMS’ minimal language proficiency requirements, within one year from commencing their studies at SUMS.
Admission Requirements:
  • M.B.B.S./M.D. and specialty or equivalent certificates
  • Certificate of Internship or Certificate of Practice
Length of Training:

  Program duration is 3 years.

Program Curriculum: