Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD

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Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD

Ali F. Aboufares, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Aboufares is a cardiologist with clinical expertise in clinical cardiology, cardiac and peripheral vascular intervention. Dr. Aboufares is board certified in cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut, and received his cardiology training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, and peripheral training at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in Louisiana. Dr. Aboufares sees patients at three convenient locations; Midtown East, Midtown West and at Columbia Universality Medical Center / NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Washington Heights.

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Ali F. Aboufares, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Aboufares is a cardiologist with clinical expertise in clinical cardiology, cardiac and peripheral vascular intervention.

Dr. Aboufares is board certified in cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut, and received his cardiology training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, and peripheral training at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in Louisiana.

Dr. Aboufares sees patients at three convenient locations; Midtown East, Midtown West and at Columbia Universality Medical Center / NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Washington Heights.

Dr. Aboufares' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Education

  • Medical School
    American University of Beirut / Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 2003

    Ochsner Foundation Hospital

    Completed in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure