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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Syncope
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more than 99% of peers
Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

2  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • 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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart 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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25  Procedures

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 to recommend Dr. Abdul Karim

4.4

Based on 17 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD
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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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