Dr. Jean-Pierre Awaida is board certified in general cardiovascular medicine and in interventional cardiology. He is currently the medical director of the cardiac cath lab at Delray Medical Center and also served as Chairman of the Cardiology Department from 2018 to 2020. Dr. Awaida began practicing general and interventional cardiology in 2008 after completing his specialty training in Interventional Cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital – a Harvard Medical School affiliated hospital, in Boston. Prior to that, Dr. Awaida completed his internship and residency in Internal medicine at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati where he was appointed to serve as Chief Medical Resident and then pursued three years of cardiology training at the Montreal Heart Institute affiliated with the University of Montreal. His areas of interest include coronary artery disease and coronary procedures including emergency coronary procedures to the heart in the setting of heart attacks, management of heart failure and heart rhythm diseases. Dr. Awaida is currently an Affiliate Assistant Professor at FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.