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Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Abdul Karim

DuPage Medical Group - Official

301 Madison St Ste 207 Joliet, IL 60435

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Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a cardiology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1993 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


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Dr. Abdul Karim accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage
Blue Cross
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Abdul Karim's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim treats Heart Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abdul Karim treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim treats Atrial Flutter more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abdul Karim treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abdul Karim performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abdul Karim's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Idiopathic Myopathy
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Syncope
  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal

Dr. Abdul Karim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abdul Karim

4.4

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
82.3529411764706%
(14)
4 Stars
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(0)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
1 Star
11.764705882352942%
(2)

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Most wonderful man. He's a man who is personable, kind and understanding. He walks you through every step of any and all options. He saved my life. 2 ablations, cardioversions ect. 5 yrs. and still going strong. HE IS A GENIOUS..
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a cardiology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1993 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

Specialty Cardiology and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Fellowship Hospital
Title Resident In Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital
2007
Fletcher Allen Hlth Care/Univ Of Vermont
Fellowship Hospital
2004
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
2000
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
1998
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Internship Hospital
1993
University Of Damascus
Medical School
2007
2004
2000
1998
1993

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

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76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2017)

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2017)

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)