ABOUT OUR DOCTORS. . .
Each of our physicians is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. They are deeply committed to a high quality care that is prompt, individualized and compassionate.
Dr. Steven Borzak graduated in 1980 from Oberlin College in Ohio. He received his medical degree at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois in 1984 where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. From 1984 to 1987, Dr. Borzak performed his internship and residency at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, where he was the Chief Resident from 1987-1988. He completed a Cardiology Fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA from 1988 to 1991.
Before joining Florida Cardiology Group in 2001, Dr. Borzak was Associate Division Head of Cardiology at Henry Ford Hospital, Michigan, where he directed the Coronary Care Unit, conducted dozens of research studies and contributed extensively to cardiovascular literature. Dr. Borzak has received numerous teaching awards during his tenure, and he is currently a faculty member at Nova Southeastern College of Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Dr. Rizwan Karatela graduated from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan in 1984. Dr. Karatela completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in 1992. From 1993 to 1995, Dr. Karatela was a Cardiology Research fellow at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. He completed a clinical Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York in 1995-1998. Dr. Karatela joined Florida Cardiology Group in 2002.