Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 51

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Joliet, IL. Dr. Abdul Karim has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions 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.

Dr. Abdul Karim

Amita Health Saint Joseph Medical Center

333 Madison St Joliet, IL 60435
Accepting new patients

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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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) 729-3280.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

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

Dr. Abdul Karim is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Abdul Karim
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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Frequency
High
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Very High
Frequency

Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Abdul Karim is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Abdul Karim
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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Heart Conditions

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Dr. Abdul Karim is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Abdul Karim
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Heart Disease
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy
Third Degree Heart Block
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Abdul Karim's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • 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
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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(815) 729-3280

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
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
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MultiPlan PPO
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Dr. Abdul Karim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abdul Karim

4.4

Based on 17 ratings

5 Stars
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2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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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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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Joliet, IL. Dr. Abdul Karim has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac...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

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Abdul Karim frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Abdul Karim specializes.

Where is Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD's office located?

Dr. Abdul Karim's office is located at 333 Madison St, Joliet, IL 60435. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Ahmad Abdul Karim, MD speak?

Dr. Abdul Karim speaks Arabic, French, and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

Amita Health Saint Joseph Medical Center333 Madison St Joliet, IL 60435
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Joliet301 Madison St Joliet, IL 60435
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Abdul Karim is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Downers Grove, IL

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022)

AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center Joliet

Joliet, IL

55% Patient Experience Rating, 14% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received

Edward Hospital - Main Campus

Naperville, IL

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers

Morris, IL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)