Samer Mowakeaa, MD
Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Languages: Arabic, English
Areas of Expertise Coronary Angiograms, Coronary Artery Disease, Echocardiography, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD), Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Languages Arabic, English
Medical Education Aleppo University (Aleppo, Syria)
Internship(s) Internal Medicine - University of Massachusetts (Worcester, MA; 2009-2010)
Residency Internal Medicine - University of Massachusetts (Worcester, MA; 2010-2012)
Fellowship(s) Interventional Cardiology - Loyola University (Maywood, IL; 2016-2018), Cardiovascular Disease - University of Massachusetts (Worcester, MA; 2013-2016), Adult Echocardiography - Boston Medical Center/West Roxbury VA Medical Center (West Roxbury, MA; 2012-2013)
Board Certification(s) Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology - Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Echocardiography - National Board of Echocardiography
Professional Certification(s) Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS)
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Born and raised in Aleppo, Syria, Dr. Mowakeaa knows the importance of a tight-knit community.
“I have come to appreciate the immense value of interacting and contributing to the growth of our local communities,” he said.
Dr. Mowakeaa says he chose the path of cardiology to make a difference.
“I was eager to make a difference in the world we live in. I was drawn to medicine to be able to provide passionate care and genuine support to patients in need.
“Being able to impact the quality of life in patients with cardiovascular disease is extremely gratifying and is why I will continue to pursue excellence in delivering high quality care,” Dr. Mowakeaa said. “I am driven and motivated everyday knowing I will be able to have a positive impact on patients’ lives and their wellbeing.
Dr. Mowakeaa enjoys photography and numerous sports, including running, soccer and table tennis.
“I particularly enjoy taking part in charity races where I can give back to the community while remaining fit and active.”
Dr. Mowakeaa is married and has two children.“We look forward to participating in various family activities in the Rockford community.”