Marc Sakwa, M.D., System Physician Leader, Heart and Vascular

Marc Sakwa, M.D. is chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and system physician leader of Beaumont Health System's Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence .

He is a professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Dr. Sakwa received his bachelor's degree from Brown University in Rhode Island and his medical degree from Columbia University in New York. He completed his internship and residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University Medical School in Boston. He also completed a two-year residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Sakwa specializes in minimally invasive surgery for aortic and mitral valve replacement.

His research has been published in major cardiology, vascular and thoracic surgery journals and he has presented around the world on cardiovascular topics, including aortic and mitral valve replacement.

Dr. Sakwa is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Cardiology and Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons.

He has been recognized as a "Top Doc" by HOUR Detroit Magazine for heart surgery.