Dr. Richard S. Faro, a highly-skilled and experienced cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgeon, joins Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups in Palm Beach GardensJan 13, 2021
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – January 14, 2021 – Richard S. Faro, MD, FACS, a highly experienced cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgeon and founder of the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Heart Institute has joined Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care (TFCC), a medical practice with the Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups multispecialty physician network. Dr. Faro specializes in cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery including trans carotid artery revision (TCAR), trans aortic valve replacement (TAVR), endovenous vascular artery repair (EVAR) and trans endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR). In addition, Dr. Faro specializes in coronary artery bypass, aortic/thoracic dissections, carotid artery endarterectomy, peripheral vascular disease, venous ablations, venous chemical ablations and varithena ablations. He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Surgery in both general surgery and general vascular surgery, and the American Board of Phlebology. Dr. Faro is on-staff at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.
Prior to joining Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care, Dr. Faro built the successful private practice Palm Beach Cardiovascular Associates with his colleague Dr. Joseph A. Motta, a cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Faro served as Founder and Director of Cardiac Surgery from 1983-2000 at the Palm Beach Heart Institute at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center where he and Dr. Motta established the open heart surgery unit at the hospital. During his medical career, Dr. Faro has operated with staff privileges at six different South Florida hospitals. Previously, Dr. Faro served as assistant professor, Department of Surgery at the University of Florida in Gainesville, clinical instructor and adjunct attending at Rush Medical College in Chicago and as assistant instructor at the Department of Surgery, Creighton University.
For his education and training, Dr. Faro completed fellowships in cardiovascular/thoracic surgery and peripheral vascular surgery at Rush University Hospital (formerly Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center) located in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Faro finished a general surgery residency and graduated medical school from the Creighton University School of Medicine, located in Omaha, NE. In addition, Dr. Faro completed an internship in general surgery at S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center, Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Faro also served as a Captain in the United States Air Force where he was on-staff at Guam Memorial Hospital located in Agana, Guam.
On three separate occasions, Dr. Faro has been awarded with the Physician’s Recognition Award from the American Medical Association. Dr. Faro’s research and findings on general, vascular, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery have been published in dozens of peer-reviewed medical journals. During his illustrious medical career, Dr. Faro has given numerous major presentations to the medical community as an expert in general surgery, general vascular surgery, thoracic and cardiovascular procedures. Dr. Faro has been practicing medicine since 1972.
For more information visit: TFCCHeart.com/doctors/richard-faro. Dr. Richard Faro’s office is located at 3370 Burns Rd., Suite 206, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 and his office can be reached at: 561-626-9801.
About Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care
Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care consists of a dedicated group of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and vascular surgeons specializing in transcatheter therapies as well as open surgical and endovascular treatment including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, to provide the most advanced, comprehensive care for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions.
About Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups
Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups (PBHNPG), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast communities since 2007. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. As an affiliate of the Palm Beach Health Network, one of the largest healthcare networks in Palm Beach County, PBHNPG specialists, sub-specialists and primary care physicians and staff are committed to delivering the highest quality care to the communities we serve. The Palm Beach Health Network consists of Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center, along with various ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient facilities and urgent care centers. All of our hospitals have received prestigious awards and accolades, national rankings and multiple accreditations. We are dedicated to the standards of excellent patient care that are the hallmark of the Tenet brand. At PBHNPG, our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the most respected physician networks in the area.
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