SwedishAmerican Welcomes Three New Physicians

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is pleased to welcome three new physicians to its team, Dr. John H. Braxton, Dr. John Kaminski and Dr. Murtaza Rizvi.

Dr. John H. Braxton is SwedishAmerican’s new cardiothoracic surgeon. He is board certified in thoracic surgery and has over 20 years of experience. He joins Dr. Srinivas Kolla in the SwedishAmerican Cardiothoracic Surgery Clinic, located within the SwedishAmerican Heart Institute, and will practice exclusively at SwedishAmerican.

Dr. Braxton received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. and completed residency training in general surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He completed his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Braxton, call (779) 696-8800.

Dr. John Kaminski is SwedishAmerican’s new electrophysiologist. Dr. Kaminski has a special interest in minimally invasive catheter based cardiac arrhythmia ablation, atrial fibrillation management, cardiac resynchronization therapy, along with pacemaker and defibrillator implantation. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, board eligible in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Dr. Kaminski received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health in Madison and completed his cardiology residency and electrophysiology fellowship training at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kaminski,  call the SwedishAmerican Heart Institute at (779) 696-5888.

Dr. Murtaza Rizvi is SwedishAmerican’s new internal medicine physician. Dr. Rizvi has a special interest in internal medicine hypertension and diabetes management. He is board eligible in internal medicine and is a member of the Royal Society of Surgeons Glasgow.

Dr. Rizvi received his medical degree from Karachi Medical & Dental College in Karachi, Pakistan and completed internal medicine residency training at Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Rizvi, call Midtown Clinic at (779) 696-5353.