Dr. Ahmad Slim, MD is a cardiology specialist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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Pulse Heart Institute Cardiology and Electrophysiology Services

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Dr. Slim accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Pacific Source
Premera Blue Cross
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Medicaid
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Dr. Slim's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest Pain
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Dr. Slim treats Chest Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Slim treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Dr. Slim treats Heart Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Slim treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Slim treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Slim treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Slim's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Slim, Associate Professor of Medicine, joins the Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute after serving in the US Army for over a decade as the director of advanced cardiac imaging and cardiovascular research in San Antonio Military Medical...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1999
American University of the Caribbean
Medical School
1999

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