Dr. Marek Zalewski, MD

Dr. Marek Zalewski, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

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Dr. Marek Zalewski, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Zalewski's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zalewski "Dr. Zalewski is board-certified in general surgery and in peripheral vascular surgery, but his practice is entirely focused upon surgical treatment in a whole spectrum of peripheral vascular diseases, with special interest in advanced hemodialysis access procedures, complicated limb & salvage problems, and in treatment of aneurysmal disease, including the state of the art endovascular approach to abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.Dr. Marek Zalewski was born in Warsaw, Poland and received a medical degree at the Medical Academy in Warsaw in 1981. After leaving Poland in 1984, he migrated to the United States in 1987 and resumed his surgical training in 1989. After completion of surgical residency at the University of Miami in 1994, he continued subspecialty peripheral vascular surgical training at St. John's Hospital in Detroit in 1994, followed by the Harbor UCLA program in 1995 and 1996. After completion of his training and after two years spent in Hollywood, Florida, he has been with South Florida Cardiovascular Surgical Associates since 1998. Privately, Dr. Zalewski is married to a practicing anesthesiologist. They have two children ages 21 and 19. Dr. Zalewski's other interests include travel, sports, and music."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zalewski "Florida Heart and Vascular Care of Broward provides quality cardiovascular services for southern Florida. We offer a variety of services specially catered to your needs."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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34  Procedures

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/14/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    State: Florida
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Wroclaw Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Jackson Memoriall Hospital University Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital University Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • St Mary Hospital Ucla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Marek Zalewski, MD
Dr. Z, as my family calls Dr. Zalewski, is without a doubt the most caring, understanding and thoughtful physician I have ever had. His calm professional bedside manner is a model for all doctors to try to emulate with their patients. He has been there when needed and provided calming, skilled...Read More
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Carolyn Schreck in FL – Jun 21, 2018
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I want to thank Dr. Z for his expertise, professionalism, respect, knowledge and kindness. He is a wonderful surgeon and I believe he saved my Dad's life. I'm forever grateful to him. He really cares about his patients and is warm and compassionate. I wish there were more doctors like him....Read More
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Christine Telesco in Tamarac Florida – May 27, 2017
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Dr. Zalewski performed surgery to correct an abdominal aortic aneurism. He close to insert a stent instead of the more invasive traditional surgery. All went well and I was in little or no discomfort. Dr. Zalewski spent a good deal of time with me, going over my MRIs and explaining the condition...Read More
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Kip Fisher in Cooper City, FL – Jul 18, 2016
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I would not recommend Dr. Zalewski. I had three procedures done by him and they all failed within 2-3 months. The last procedure was bypass surgery on my left leg. I now have a 18 scare and a failed procedure. He knew the vein used was very narrow but used it anyway. Instead of being prepared to...Read More
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Paul Orkin in Boca Raton, FL – Apr 18, 2016
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