Dr. Niv Ad, MD.
Dr. Niv Ad is the chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at Falls Church, Virginia. He specializes in Adult Cardiac Surgery. He is a member of American Association for Thoracic Surgery, International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and World Heart Foundation. His main interests are focused on minimally invasive surgical approaches especially in the fields of atrial fibrillation and valve surgery. He is also involved with a very active cardiovascular research program.
At Inova he developed a unique Atrial Fibrillation Surgery Registry design to follow-up patients following surgical ablation for life. He has significant number of publications in the field of the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation which describes his experience with hundreds of surgical procedures.