MVHS welcomes new cardiothoracic surgeon

Alexandros Karavas recently joined the Mohawk Valley Health System’s cardiac and thoracic surgery group as a cardiothoracic surgeon.

Karavas has privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica.

Prior to joining the MVHS cardiac and thoracic surgery group, Karavas was a surgeon at the Catholic Heart Center in Buffalo.

Karavas earned his medical degree from Charité – Humboldt Universität in Berlin, Germany. He received his training in cardiothoracic surgery in Germany and Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee.

He received additional training in aortic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is board certified in surgery and thoracic surgery.

Photo: Karavas