Meet the Physicians of Tampa Cardiovascular Associates

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 3, 2024

Meet the doctors of Tampa cardio

Finding a new physician or specialist can feel like a daunting task. You can search the internet or consult your insurance company’s “find a doctor” search page but these listings are vague, sometimes outdated, and don’t give much information outside of name and practice.

When it comes to your health and especially the health of your heart, you want a doctor you can trust with a great support staff to keep the process moving along smoothly so that when you need assistance you can trust that they are there for you.

For those lucky enough to be in the Tampa Bay, Florida area – We would like to introduce you to our doctors here at Tampa Cardio.

Dr. Asad Sawar

M.D., F.A.C.C, F.S.C.A.I


Dr. Sawar joined Tampa Cardiovascular Associates in 2009 and is currently a managing partner of the practice.

Following a residency in Cardiology at the University of South Florida, Dr. Sawar completed a Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Yale University.  He holds 3 Board Certifications in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, and in Internal Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).   Dr. Sawar is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University Of South Florida School Of Medicine. He has a keen interest in structured heart disease and is a senior member of TAVR team which also performs MitraClip procedures. Dr. Sawar also performs Peripheral intervention, Vein intervention, Watchman procedure, Pacemaker Implant, Defibrillator Implant and performs complex angioplasty procedures of the heart.

Dr. Victor Feliz

M.D., F.A.C.C, F.S.C.A.I


Dr. Victor Feliz was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Puerto Rico. He attended medical school at Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan, New York.

He completed a fellowship in Cardiology at the University of South Florida in Tampa after a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Feliz worked for several years at the VA medical centers in Tampa and Bay Pines. He is currently practicing at Florida Hospital-Tampa, Florida Hospital-Wesley Chapel, and Tampa Community Hospital (former Town & Country).

Dr. Feliz is Board Certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular disease, Internal Medicine, and Geriatric Medicine. He has professional memberships with The American College of Cardiology, The Tampa Bay Latin American Medical Society, and Colegio de Médicos de PR. He has special interests in Cardiac Catheterizations, Pacemaker, Echocardiography, and Venous Ablation. Dr. Feliz is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

Dr. Hadi Mahmaljy

M.D., R.P.V.I


Dr. Mahmaljy joined Tampa Cardiovascular Associates in 2022. He completed internal medicine training at the Southern University of Illinois in Springfield Illinois and a cardiovascular fellowship at Geisinger Commonwealth in Danville, Pennsylvania. Following this, he completed interventional and peripheral vascular training at the University of Connecticut at Hartford Hospital. He has an interest in complex coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and vascular imaging. Dr. Mahmaljy is bilingual fluent in both English and Arabic.


Dr. Lazaro Diaz


Dr. Diaz has joined our team here at Tampa Cardio. He is a well-respected Interventional Cardiologist. We will be updating his profile and bio as well as a recent picture soon, so please check back. In the meantime he is available and seeing patients in our office.


Dr. Vasco Marques

M.D., F.A.C.C, F.S.C.A.I, R.V.P.I


Dr. Marques is a founding member of Tampa Cardiovascular Associates and continues to remain active participating in company matters though he has recently retired from practice and is not currently seeing patients.

These are well-respected established doctors in our Tampa community that you can put your faith in and trust to partner with you to create a path to your best health. Visit to learn more about what we offer at our practice. Give us a call at 813-975-2800 to schedule your appointment.


Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: 03/05/2024

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