Dr. Babak Vakili, MD

Dr. Babak Vakili, MD

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49 y/o
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Dr. Babak Vakili, MD is a phlebologist in Longwood, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in phlebology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

Heart Vein & Vascular

2170 W State Road 434 Ste 190

Longwood, FL 32779
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • Careplus
  • CareSource
  • CeltiCare Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (5/4/2015)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vakili's conditions and procedures:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Calcium Score
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Intervention
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Stenting
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous Thrombolysis
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

About Me

I have dedicated my life to compassionate patient care and to providing you and your family with outstanding cardiac, vascular and vein care. It is my philosophy that the key to wellness resides in each one of us, and my job is to reinvigorate and fi...

Specialties

  • Phlebology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiology Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Phlebology

Education

2002
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Cornell Medical Center-The New York Hospital
Residency Hospital
1998
Cornell/NY Hosp
Internship Hospital
1995
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr
Internship Hospital
1995
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1988
New York University
Undergraduate School
2002
1998
1998
1995
1995
1988

Languages

  • French
  • Persian
  • English

Awards

  • Chief Fellow - Cardiovascular Fellowship Program, 2000-2002

Media & Publications

  • The New York Times,
  • Dr. Vakili Has over 50 abstract and publications.,

Dr. Vakili's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vakili

4.7

Based on 169 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
5.325443786982248%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
6.508875739644971%
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Dr. Vakili spends time with his patients and is very caring. He is a wonderful professional and meticulous about his work. As an RN I would highly recommend him to all my friends and associates.
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A very wonderful person.
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After struggling with a particular health difficulty, Dr. Vakili paid attention to the issue and consequently has made a tremendous difference after bloodwork exposed the problem.
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Probably the best doctor I have ever had!
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I researched for the top heart doctors in the Orlando area and Dr. Vakili's name came up. While I initially thought he was very good and dropped my previous cardiologist after Dr. Vakili told me I'd had a heart attack previously, then the next week told me I hadn't, that had been a mistake, I now regret having changed cardiologists. However, my previous doctor didn't like to tell his patients everything because they would get upset. I told him I would get upset if he didn't tell me. Then when Dr. Vakili said what he did about my having a heart attack, that weighed heavily on my decision to leave my previous doctor. Also, Dr. Vakili eventually told me there is nothing wrong with my heart, but wanted me to take heart medicaions, e.g., blood thinners. I opted not to do that for obvious reasons. I'll be finding another cardiologist if and when I actually need one.
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Terrible! My mother was a patient of his and we always felt rushed. He seemed to get irritated when questions were asked. He always wanted to operate with no clear explanation. To show just how much he cared for his patients, once after my mother's surgery he left the hospital without talking to her or myself. I'm perplexed by these previous comments. Have you noticed there are no negative comments, but yet there is a malpractice settlement. Wish I would have known this first.....
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the doctor is so empathetic and explains things so well and i feel very confident in his medical expertise
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SAVED MY LIFE!!!!! HE & HIS STAFF ARE AMAZING !!!!
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I have been with Dr. Vakili for 12 years now, and I am so grateful he is my Doctor. I have been with him through 2 Pacemakers, and several vein procedures. He has saved my life twice. Once when my heart stopped before surgery, and another time when he discovered a blood clot in my Jugular Vein. He is kind, thoughtful, and has a great bedside manner. I travel 45 minutes to see him for my visits, but i do not mind it because of the care he gives me. i would not ch...
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Dr. Vakili is an excellent cardiologist! He is the reason why my heart is still healthy at 90 years of age! He is very conscientious and efficient at prescribing what I need to keep my heart healthy. I recommend him to everybody. Dr. Vakili, I love you!
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Everyone is so nice and professional. I would highly highly recommend to anyone.
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diagnosed and corrected problem with my leg veins
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Dr Vakili put my first stent in about 18 years ago . I came back to the orlando area because i wanted him to do my heart care. As i have done twice before i trust him with my life. He is a great man and Doctor .
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both my husband and i are patience here
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only detractor was the long wait but that is pretty much universal.
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my experience with Dr. Vakili has been amazing he and his staff treat me like family and that means alot to anyone. BEST Doctors office i go to.
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I went in for my initial visit, and I could not be happier. Dr. Vakili seemed very knowledgeable, answered all my questions and explained everything so that I could understand it. He did not recommend unnecessary procedures, and his staff was pleasant as well. I hope I don't have to see him often, but I know I am in good hands if I do.
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I've been with Dr Vakilli for 12 years. He was in practice with a group of Doctors and when he left to go on his own, I had the option to stay or go with Dr Vakilli. I choose to follow him and am very pleased. I highly respect him and his service. He has strongly contributed to my well being. I am 79 years old and play golf three times a week.
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I was able to ask question and he took his time explaining
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