Minoo Kavarana
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Minoo Naozer Kavarana, MD

Cardiac Surgery

OVERVIEW

Dr. Minoo Kavarana was born in Scotland and grew up in Bombay, India. He graduated from medical school in India in 1994. Following this he received post-graduate training in general surgery at New York Medical College. During this period he spent a year at Columbia University, New York as a heart transplant and ventricular assist device post-doctorate fellow. The time spent at Columbia helped him develop a strong interest in heart transplant and the surgical management of heart failure. Following this he received cardiothoracic surgery training at the Jewish Hospital, University of Louisville, Kentucky where they implanted the first implantable total artificial heart. During this time he continued to conduct research on novel concepts for pediatric cardiac assist, which included direct external cardiac compression devices, and developed a deep clinical and research interest in pediatric cardiac disease, pediatric cardiac assist and thoracic organ transplantation. Following this he completed a congenital heart surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with Dr. Edward L. Bove. In 2010, Dr. Kavarana joined the division of cardiothoracic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston as a pediatric and congenital heart surgeon alongside Dr. Scott Bradley. Working closely with the division of pediatric cardiology, they have produced outcomes equal to or better than the best centers in the world.Dr. Kavarana’s clinical interests include neonatal and infant heart surgery, adult congenital heart surgery, heart and lung transplant and mechanical circulatory support. Dr. Kavarana is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, the American Heart Association and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is the author of multiple peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters. His research interests include the development of models of congenital heart disease and the field of pediatric mechanical support.
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LOCATIONS

10 McClennan Banks Dr
Charleston,SC,29425
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted

SPECIALTIES

  • Cardiac Surgery

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Fellowship
Columbia University Medical Center
Graduated 2000
University of Louisville Health Center
Graduated 2005
University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Graduated 2010
Residency
Our Lady of Mercy Healthcare System
Graduated 1999
Our Lady of Mercy Healthcare System
Graduated 2002
Medical School
M.P. SHAH MEDICAL COLLEGE
Graduated 1994

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED (30)

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  • Absolute Total Care (NEIC)
  • Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan\xa0
  • Aetna (PPO)
  • AllWell by Absolute Total Care
  • Ambetter from Absolute Total Care\xa0(Marketplace)\xa0
  • BCBS Blue Essentials\xa0(Marketplace)
  • Blue Choice Blue Option\xa0(Exchange Plan)
  • Blue Choice Medicaid
  • Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Clover Health\xa0
  • Coventry
  • Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health
  • First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
  • First Choice/Select Health (NEIC)
  • First Health
  • Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now)
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan)\xa0
  • Managed Choice
  • Medcost
  • Molina Healthcare\xa0
  • Open Choice and Exclusive Choice)
  • Tricare
  • United HealthCare
  • WellCare

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