Cardiologist

George Monir, MD

Medical School:
  • Alexandria University School of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt
Residency:
  • Nephrology & Internal Medicine – (Alexandria University Hospitals)
  • Internal Medicine – (Saint Francis Hospital of Evanston)
Fellowship:
  • Clinical Cardiology Research – (Northwestern University)
  • Cardiovascular Disease – (University of South Florida)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing – (University of South Florida)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing – (University of Oklahoma)
Biographical Sketch

George Monir, MD specializes in Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. As a regional leader in catheter ablations, he uses the most advanced technology to treat atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and other arrhythmias.

He brings a vast amount of expertise to Florida Heart Group and has been a member of Florida Heart Group since 1999. He has served as the co-director of the Electrophysiology Lab at Florida Hospital since 2000. In addition, he is currently serving as Medical Director of the Arrhythmia and Ablation Center at Florida Hospital.

Dr. Monir is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida, School of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology; Certification Board of nuclear Cardiology. Fellowship research and clinical cardiology were completed at Northwestern University and University of South Florida with electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Monir has received several awards and honors for his work, has written many abstracts and publications, and presented at several scientific meetings. He is the recipient of the Illinois Society of Internal Medicine’s Norris Brookens Award. He has a passion for research and participates in many national research activities to offer his patients the latest in science and technology for the best outcome.

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Cardiologist

George Monir, MD

Education

Medical School:
  • Alexandria University School of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt
Residency:
  • Nephrology & Internal Medicine – (Alexandria University Hospitals)
  • Internal Medicine – (Saint Francis Hospital of Evanston)
Fellowship:
  • Clinical Cardiology Research – (Northwestern University)
  • Cardiovascular Disease – (University of South Florida)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing – (University of South Florida)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing – (University of Oklahoma)
Specialty:
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Specialty Certified:
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology – (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Cardiovascular Disease – (American Board of Internal Medicine)

Achievements

Awards and Honors:
  • Illinois Society of Internal Medicines’ Norris Brookens Award
  • National Achievement Scholar, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Medical Achievement Scholar – Alexandria University, School of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt
Professional Societies:
  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
Professional Appointments:
  • Co-Director, EP Lab Florida Hospital, (2000 – Present)
Academic Appointments:
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine – University of Central Florida, School of Medicine, (Present)

Research

Research Project(s):
  • Co-Investigator COPPA II: Clinical Outcome From Prevention of Post-Operative Arrhythmia II.
  • Co-Investigator VALIANT: Multinational, multicenter, double-blind randomized, active controlled parallel group study comparing the efficacy and safety of long-term treatment with Valsartan, captopril and their combination in high-risk patients after myocardial infarction.
  • Co-Investigator BRAVO: Blockage of the GP IIB/IIA Receptor to avoid Vascular Occlusion
Publication(s):
  • Andrade, J.G., Pollak, S.J., Monir G., Khairy, P., Dubuc, M., Mondesert, B., Roy, D., Talajic, ,M., Deyel, M., Bennett, M., Rivard, L., Thaibault, B., Guerra, P., and Macle, L.: Pulmonary Vein Isolation Using A Pace-And-Ablate Versus An Adenosine Guided Approach Long-Term Freedom From Recurrent AF. Heart Rhythm, Volume 10, May 2013. S409.
Abstract(s):
  • Monir G, Weiss J, Zhang F, Bernauer T, Sahyouni N, Singer D. Northwestern University, Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. Long Term Reproducibility of the Heart Rate Variability. Presented at The American College of Cardiology 41st Annual Scientific Session, April 12-16, 1992, Dallas Texas.

Biographical Sketch

George Monir, MD specializes in Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. As a regional leader in catheter ablations, he uses the most advanced technology to treat atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia and other arrhythmias.

He brings a vast amount of expertise to Florida Heart Group and has been a member of Florida Heart Group since 1999. He has served as the co-director of the Electrophysiology Lab at Florida Hospital since 2000. In addition, he is currently serving as Medical Director of the Arrhythmia and Ablation Center at Florida Hospital.

Dr. Monir is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida, School of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology; Certification Board of nuclear Cardiology. Fellowship research and clinical cardiology were completed at Northwestern University and University of South Florida with electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Monir has received several awards and honors for his work, has written many abstracts and publications, and presented at several scientific meetings. He is the recipient of the Illinois Society of Internal Medicine’s Norris Brookens Award. He has a passion for research and participates in many national research activities to offer his patients the latest in science and technology for the best outcome.