Published on May 22, 2019

Expanding Access to Thoracic Surgical Care at Nazareth Hospital

Northeast Philadelphia (May 22, 2019): Cardiothoracic surgeon Haji M. Shariff, MD, FACCP, has joined Nazareth Hospital enabling greater access to high-quality lung surgical services for local communities.

Dr. Shariff brings a wealth of experience to the lung and cancer programs at Nazareth Hospital. He has long been a member of the Medical Staff at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia. Dr. Shariff received his medical degree at Osmania Medical College in India and completed two residencies: one in thoracic surgery at St. Elisabeth Health Center Youngstown in Ohio, and the other in pediatric cardiac surgery at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and is board certified in general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery.

Dr. Shariff will continue to perform thoracic surgeries at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia. He will now also see patients in the Nazareth office on Tuesdays.

Contact information for both offices includes:

Mercy Cardiothoracic Surgical at Nazareth Hospital
Physicians Office Building, Suite 104
2701 Holme Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19152  

Mercy Cardiothoracic Surgical at Mercy Fitzgerald
Sister Marie Lenahan Wellness Center
1503 Lansdowne Avenue, Suite 3003
Darby, PA 19023

Phone number for scheduling at either office is 484.494.6862. For more information about surgical services at Nazareth Hospital, please visit