Dr. Elie Mouhayar completed his medical degree at the Lebanese University in Beirut, Lebanon. His postgraduate training included a clinical fellowship in cardiology at Geisinger Medical Center and a mini-fellowship in cardiovascular computed tomography at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and vascular medicine. He joined M. D. Anderson in 2008 as a faculty member in the Department of Cardiology.
Dr. Mouhayar is the Associate Medical Director of the Cardiopulmonary Center and the Medical Director of the Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory. He is involved in many quality improvement projects that focus on patient satisfaction, care delivery and service growth throughout the center.
His clinical and research activities at MDACC cover the broad aspect of non-invasive and invasive testing modalities in the cardiovascular field with special interest in cardiovascular imaging, including vascular ultrasonography and nuclear cardiology. He serves as a collaborator on several ongoing clinical trials. Dr. Mouhayar has a special interest in pericardial and peripheral arterial diseases and in the early detection and management of cardiotoxicity as a result of conventional or targeted chemotherapy.