Dr. Aman Kakkar, MD

Dr. Aman Kakkar, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(22)
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Dr. Aman Kakkar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Cumming, GA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 1992 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.Read his story

3970 Deputy Bill Cantrell Memorial Rd

Cumming, GA 30040

Contact Information

(678) 513-2273

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Kakkar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kakkar "About Dr. Kakkar: A founding member of Heart and Vascular Care, Dr. Kakkar received his medical degree from the University of Delhi in New Delhi India. His internship and residency were spent at the New York Medical College. He completed his Cardiology Fellowship at the Louisiana State University followed by his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Dr. Kakkar is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Society of Coronary Angiography & Intervention. He has authored numerous articles in interventional cardiology and has received multiple awards nationally. He is board certified in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. His expertise includes Interventional Cardiology, Coronary Angioplasty, Coronary Stents, Peripheral Arterial Stents and Pacemakers. He was appointed as the Director of the new Cardiac Cath Lab at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Dr. Kakkar pioneered coronary angioplasty and stenting at the Northside Forsyth Hospital and Northside Cherokee Hospital. The Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award: The Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients. The Patients' Choice Award: Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients. Compassionate Doctor Certificate: Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kakkar "The physicians at Heart and Vascular Care offer office-based services to our patients. These include office visits and tests that diagnose and treat cardiac and vascular disease. The goal of these services is to prevent heart attacks, strokes, amputations, diminish leg pain, and to generally improve our patients' quality of life."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Rochester School Of Med and Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kakkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kakkar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kakkar to family and friends
4.7
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kakkar'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

best cardiology I have ever had I am 66 and have had 3 Two in Greenville, SC and Aman
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Dr. Kakkar is an amazing doctor. He is kind and takes as much time as you need to explain things. He is hands down the best Dr. my family and I have ever known. Wish we could have more doctors like doctor Kakkar in other fields of medicine. If you need a good cardiologist Dr. Kakkar is your man.
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Dr. Kakkar is just a good man.
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After 20 years with no solution for a complex arrythmia condiiton, I began seeing Dr. Kakkar. He told me I like a mystery and assured me he puzzles away even when I'm not in the office. And he did. Within weeks, my uncontrollable arrythmia was under control and has been for 3 years now. He has a...more
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Excellent, his examination was thorough, he discussed what he was doing as we went through the exam process ... very easy to talk, excellent communication skills. Good feedback on areas for improvement and a stress test to confirm his initial observations, I would recommend him to family and...more
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