Cardiologist, professor buy condo in Coral Way

Medium e300302619cf464f8791e0e8c59c6110 Sandra V. Chaparro and Christos H. Cossyphas bought a two-bedroom, two-bath condo at 1541 Brickell Ave. Unit B3703 in Miami from David R. Afshartous and Melissa Martinez for $475,000 on Nov. 1.

Afshartous acquired the property for $336,000 in Oct. 2002. The 1,640-square-foot unit is in The Palace, a condominium built in 1981. It is located in Coral Way.

Dr. Chaparro is a cardiologist and assistant professor at the Medicine and Heart Failure and Transplant Program of the University of Miami Health System.

She earned her M.D. from the Universidad El Bosque in Bogota, Columbia. She completed her residency at the University of Missouri and her fellowships at the University of Missouri, Stanford University and the Cleveland Clinic.

Cossyphas has worked as an adjunct faculty at the University of Missouri and a faculty member at Columbia College. He previously served as president and CEO at Tigers Credit Union, a semiconductor IC design and manufacturing company. He also became part of XXII Support Battalion.

He attended Columbia College, the University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Business, and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

According to, there have been 1,764 condo sales in the Miami during the past 12 months, with a median price of $155,000.

Address: 1541 Brickell Avenue, Unit: B3703
Buyer(s): Sandra V Chaparro and Christos H Cossyphas
Seller(s): David R Afshartous and Melissa Martinez
Sale date: Nov. 1, 2010