Motaz M. Alshaher, MD, FACC, FASE
Cardiologist Motaz M. Alshaher, MD, FACC, FASE, joined Lutheran Medical Group in February 2012. Dr. Alshaher came to LMG from University of Louisville Hospital, where he served as an associate professor of cardiovascular medicine, medical director of the critical care unit and director of cardiac MRI at Audubon Hospital.
Dr. Alshaher earned his medical degree from Damascus University in Damascus, Syria, in 1996. He completed an internal medicine residency at St. Luke's Hospital/St. Louis University in 2001, and he completed a cardiovascular fellowship at the University of Louisville Hospital in 2004, where he was also a chief cardiology fellow. He completed additional training in cardiac MRI at Wake Forest and Duke universities and in cardiac CT at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich.
Dr. Alshaher is a founding member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and he is a member of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging, the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Heart Association. In 2009, he was named Teacher of the Year by the University of Louisville's Department of Medicine, and he received the American College of Physician's Excellence in Internal Medicine Award the same year. He was inducted into the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels in 2008.