Dr. Babak Abai, MD

Dr. Babak Abai, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 49

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Babak Abai, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Abai has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Procedures and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Abai to book an appointment.


Locations

Jefferson Vascular Center

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(215) 259-5822
Surgery111 S 11th St Ste 6210 Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Jefferson Heart Institute8001 Roosevelt Blvd Ste 403 Philadelphia, PA 19152
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Department of Surgery and Vascular Center at Jefferson's Methodist Hospital

New Patient?
(215) 259-5822
Vitas Healthcare Corporation of PA1300 Wolf St Philadelphia, PA 19148
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Abai is a highly qualified physician with a broad understanding of medical issues beyond his specialty. His ethics is excellent; he is a wonderful person.
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Ilya Averbuch MD – Jul 30, 2020
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Dr. Abai was amazing. Through an ultrasound he found my problem immediately. An operation was scheduled and my artery was repaired and now blood is flowing back to my calf and foot. Dr. Abai was courteous and professional. I could not have asked for a better doctor.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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Practice Areas

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Typically treats 55% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Abai performs this procedure more than 70% of their peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Abai performs this procedure more than 55% of their peers

Varicose Vein Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai performs Varicose Vein Procedure more than 42% of their peers

Dr. Abai performs this procedure more than 42% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 51% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 65% of their peers

Dr. Abai treats this condition more than 65% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 37% of their peers

Dr. Abai treats this condition more than 37% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 50% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Abai treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai treats Venous Embolism and Thrombosis more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Abai treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Venous Insufficiency
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abai treats Venous Insufficiency more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Abai treats this condition more than 70% of their peers

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Dr. Abai's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Laparotomy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Orthostatic Intolerance
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Babak Abai, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Abai has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Procedures and Aortic Aneurysm...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2007
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994
University Of California, Irvine
Undergraduate School

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Jefferson Methodist Hospital

Philadelphia, PA
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
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