Dr. Nayer Khouzam, MD

Dr. Nayer Khouzam, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
Dr. Nayer Khouzam, MD is a general surgery specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

3802 Oakwater Cir Ste 3

Orlando, FL 32806

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(407) 650-0000

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Dr. Khouzam's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khouzam performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Khouzam performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khouzam performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Khouzam performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Khouzam performs Lung Surgery more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Khouzam performs this procedure more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Khouzam's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diagnostic Lung Surgery
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Block Progressive, Familial
  • Heart Blood Vessel Blockage
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Injuries
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Left Ventricular Wire Insertion With VATS
  • Left Ventricular Wire Insertion, Open
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Abscess Surgery
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Granuloma
  • Lung Herniation - Congenital Defect of Sternum
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Open Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mini-Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Myocardial Revascularization
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me


"Dr. Nayer N. Khouzam, MD, FACS is a board-certified internal medicine, hematology and oncology physician. Dr. Khouzam earned his medical degree from the University of Florida, and went on to complete his medical residency at the University of Chicag...


  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


Loyola University
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Chicago
Residency Hospital
Orlando Regl Mc
Internship Hospital
University Of Florida
Medical School
University Of Florida
Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Special commendation for outstanding performance - University of Chicago, 1989
  • Phi Kappa Phi Scholastic Honor Society, 1980
  • Magna Cum Laude - University of Florida, 1981
  • Reciepient of OYA award - "Outstanding American", 1999
  • Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to the Excecutive Intership Program of Orange County, 2002
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Performance as Chief Resident - University of Chicago, 1991
  • Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Volunteer Healthcare Services to Orange County Residents - Orlando, Florida, 2001
  • Golden Key Scholastic Honor Society, 1980
  • Letter of Appreciation fo Excellence in Teaching - University of Chicago, 1991

Media & Publications

  • Comparison of bovine and porcine heparin antibody formation after cardiac surgery,
  • Intraoperative perfusion strategy for cerebral protection during repair of type 1 aortic dissection,

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What People Say About Dr. Nayer Khouzam, MD
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Saved my life. I was seeing other heart Doctors, fortunately a Family friend after speaking with me referred me over to Dr. Khouzam. I was close to being a walking dead, to borrow a phrase, and with his great skill repaired an aneurysm and replace a valve that was barely doing anything.
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I was referred to Dr. Khouzam in Oct. 2006, when I was diagnosed with Lung Cancer. He performed a complicated surgery so successful that I think my swift recovery surprised even him. He was candid with me and I knew that he genuinely cared. In 2009, another cancer formed in the same lung and I...Read More
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Dr. Khouzam is the best doctor in this field! He told me exactly what he was going to do, no beating around the bush! I'm a 36 yr old woman who had a random thing growing behind my sternum. Other doctors wanted biopsies done. Dr Khouzam heard what I was saying when I wanted it removed. Surgery...Read More
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