November 18, 2022 Kushagra Katariya, MD, FACS, a cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in adult cardiothoracic surgery including minimally invasive heart valve and structural heart procedures recently joined the Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group – Cardiovascular Care network. Dr. Katariya specializes in coronary surgery, mitral valve surgery, aortic surgery, aortic valve surgery, lung and mediastinal surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and minimally invasive surgery. In addition, Dr. Katariya is board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Katariya is on-staff at Delray Medical Center and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and he has offices located on the campuses of both hospitals.

Prior to joining the Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group, Dr. Katariya served as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Tuscon Medical Center and worked as a cardiothoracic surgeon with Pima Heart Physicians in Tuscon, AZ.

For his education and training, Dr. Katariya completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery from Jackson Memorial Medical Center/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Katariya also served as chief resident during his thoracic surgery residency and finished his internship in general surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine located in New York, NY. He graduated medical school from the University of Delhi, India. Dr. Katariya has been practicing medicine since 1989. In addition, Dr. Katariya has presented his cardiothoracic surgery research nationally and internationally at numerous heart conferences and meetings, been published in several medical journals and participated as principal investigator in numerous research trials.

Dr. Katariya’s past professional experience also includes serving as CEO at ONCOR Healthcare, a healthcare company involved in developing cardiothoracic and vascular programs in tertiary and secondary care hospitals in India. Additionally, Dr. Katariya was the founder and CEO of Artemis Health Sciences where he led development and operationalization of a 350-bed tertiary care hospital in the National Capital Region of India. Dr. Katariya also has the experience of teaching medical students as a past member of the cardiothoracic surgery faculty at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Katariya has professional affiliations as member of the following associations – Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Physician Executives, Asian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery and International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery.

Dr. Katariya’s Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group – Cardiovascular Care offices are located in the Delray Medical Center Tower, 5352 Linton Blvd., Suite 100, Delray Beach, FL 33484 | 561-638-9140 | and near the campus of Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center at: 3370 Burns Rd., Suite 206, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 | 561-626-9801| For more information on Dr. Katariya visit:


About Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group

Palm Beach Health Network Physician Group (PBHNPG), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast communities since 2007. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. As an affiliate of the Palm Beach Health Network, one of the largest healthcare networks in Palm Beach County, PBHNPG specialists, sub-specialists and primary care physicians and staff are committed to delivering the highest quality care to the communities we serve. The Palm Beach Health Network consists of Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center, along with various ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient facilities and urgent care centers. All of our hospitals have received prestigious awards and accolades, national rankings and multiple accreditations. We are dedicated to the standards of excellent patient care that are the hallmark of the Tenet brand. At PBHNPG, our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the most respected physician networks in the area.