Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 50
  
Dr. Abdul Karim
Accepting new patients

DuPage Medical Group - Official

301 Madison St Ste 207 Joliet, IL 60435

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(815) 740-1900

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Joliet, IL. Dr. Abdul Karim has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Abdul Karim to book an appointment.


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Dr. Abdul Karim accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage
Blue Cross
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Abdul Karim

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Abdul Karim treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Abdul Karim treats other conditions, please contact the office at (815) 740-1900.

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 92% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Abdul Karim performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Abdul Karim performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim performs Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Abdul Karim performs this procedure more than 91% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Abdul Karim performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Abdul Karim performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 86% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim treats Arrhythmias more than 97% of their peers

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

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Abdul Karim treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim treats Cardiomyopathy more than 97% of their peers

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

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdul Karim treats Hypertension more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Abdul Karim treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Abdul Karim's conditions and procedures:

  • 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 Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • 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
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Abdul Karim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abdul Karim

4.4

Based on 17 ratings

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

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Joliet, IL. Dr. Abdul Karim has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology,...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

Title Resident In Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Awards

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Locations

DuPage Medical Group - Official

DuPage Medical Group - Official301 Madison St Ste 207 Joliet, IL 60435
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Downers Grove, IL

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

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet

Joliet, IL

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Edward Hospital - Main Campus

Naperville, IL

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers

Morris, IL

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL

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

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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