Zewditu Elsabet Asfaw, M.D.

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Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, M.D.

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, Pre-Medical Post Baccalaureate Program

Duke University, Durham, NC, B.S.



University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Residency

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Residency

Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI, Residency

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, Fellowship

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Intern


American College of Surgeons, General Surgery

Surgical Critical Care

Basic Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Trauma Life Support (Instructor)

Advanced Burn Life Support

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery

Edwards TAVR Sapien 3

CoreValve TAVR

Heartware LVAD

Abbot Heartmate 2 and 3 LVAD

DaVinci Robotics



Women In Thoracic Surgery

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons



Gray Matter Service Award




About Zewditu Elsabet Asfaw, M.D.

About Zewditu Elsabet Asfaw, M.D.

Zewditu Asfaw, M.D., is a board-certified surgeon experienced in cardiothoracic surgery. She treats conditions affecting the circulatory system, including veins, arteries and blood vessels. Her extensive knowledge and expertise offer patients best-in-class treatments resulting in healthier legs. She specializes in minimally invasive and nonsurgical vein treatments at USA Vein Clinics.

After graduating with a medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine, she completed an internship at Rush University Medical Center and her residency at Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Asfaw then completed fellowships at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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