Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD

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Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a cardiology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1993 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

301 Madison St Ste 207

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 740-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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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
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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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a cardiology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 11 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

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
    2007
  • 2004
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2000
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1998
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1993
    University Of Damascus
    Medical School
    1993

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Abdul Karim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abdul Karim

4.4

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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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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Insurance accepted

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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

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