Dr. Babak A. Vakili, MD

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Dr. Babak A. Vakili, MD

Cardiology | Male

Orlando Heart Specialists 450 W Central Pkwy Ste 2000, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 Get Directions
(407) 767-8554

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Phlebology
  • Vascular Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Phlebology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Edema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Leg Circulation
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Obesity
  • Palpitations
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Spider Veins
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Weight Loss

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Calcium Score
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Intervention
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Stenting
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous Thrombolysis
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 3
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Vakili has 3 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement  (4/10/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $500,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: LAKE COUNTY
    • State: Florida
    • Settlement  (5/4/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $475,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: ORANGE COUNTY
    • State: Florida
    • Settlement  (5/4/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $475,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: ORANGE COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Cornell/Ny Hosp

    Completed in 1998

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Ctr

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Cornell Medical Center-The New York Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    New York University

    Graduated in 1988

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications
    • The New York Times
    • Dr. Vakili Has over 50 abstract and publications.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Persian

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Dr. Vakili's 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 Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology and Phlebology
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Vakili's Office & Staff

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Dr. Vakili's Care Philosophy

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 find that source within each one of my patients. A self motivated and well educated patient is often times the key to a lifestyle of wellness, balanced nutrition and a healthy exercise program. I am privileged to help guide you on this amazing journey.