Dr. Mazur is a second-generation cardiologist, and a member of an all-physician family. He
earned his medical degree in Poland before he came to the United States where he completed a residency and fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
In 2002, he joined Ohio Heart and Vascular Center, specializing in cardiac imaging
(echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac magnetic resonance, cardiac computed
tomography) and clinical cardiology. He serves as Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging at The
Christ Hospital Health Network as well as Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at The
University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He has published more than 170
research articles, books, abstracts and book chapters in the field of cardiology.
Dr. Mazur sees his patients as people, not as a disease or a problem, nor as a task. His focus is
not only on how to make the patient well, but also on treating his patient with dignity and
respect, while learning their stories and understanding how they tie into their health.
For him, most important aspect of being a physician is to make a lasting difference in his
He strongly believes that the patient is in control of his or her destiny and that changing the way
one lives can have a huge impact on their health. In fact, it was recently shown that lifestyle
modifications can switch off majority of the genes (143!) causing heart disease and can also lead to regression of blockages! He strongly believes that stress is the main cause of heart disease and focuses on stress management techniques. Common prescriptions in his office include dark chocolate, nuts, laughter, yoga, and adult coloring books. He admits that he has trouble practicing what he preaches, and a top priority of his is to not be judgmental of the patient, even if he or she has trouble with change, because struggle is a part of life!
Dr. Mazur is married with 2 sons. He enjoys, hiking, kayaking, listening to NPR and spending time with family. He is active in local charities: Tender Mercies and Little Sisters of the Poor
among others. He truly believes in social justice and is a member of Amnesty International and
Sierra Club. Dr. Mazur also believes that access to healthcare is a fundamental right, not a