Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Joliet, IL. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Abdul Karim is affiliated with Silver Cross Hospital, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers, Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center and Edward Hospital and Health Services.

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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Cardiomyopathy
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Heart Disease
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • 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
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Idiopathic Myopathy
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Syncope
  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abdul Karim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abdul Karim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abdul Karim to family and friends
4.3
based on 16 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Abdul Karim's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Joliet, Il. |
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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Dr. Abdul Karim accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Abdul Karim has admitting privileges

Edward Hospital and Health Services
801 S Washington St
Naperville, IL 60540
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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center
333 North Madison Street
Joliet, IL 60435
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Silver Cross Hospital
1900 Silver Cross Blvd
New Lenox, IL 60451
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Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers
150 W High St
Morris, IL 60450
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