Dr. Babak Vakili, MD

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Venous and Lymphatic Medicine | Male

Heart Vein & Vascular LLC 2170 W State Road 434 Ste 190 Longwood, FL 32779 Get Directions
Dr. Babak Vakili, MD
Alex Vakili, M.D., is an interventional cardiologist and endovascular specialist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certification in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease. He is also certified by the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine as well as American Board of Vascular Medicine and specializes in treating patients with vein and vein related conditions. His outpatient practice provides a full range of venous treatments, including sclerotherapy, Laser YAG and IPL treatment of spider and facial veins, ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, VenaSealTM Closure System, IVUS, venous stenting and radiofrequency ablation using the ClosureFast™ catheter. Dr. Vakili earned his medical degree with distinction for research in cardiovascular medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He completed an internal medicine residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY. After serving as Chief Cardiology Fellow, he completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to seeing patients at his private clinic, Heart Vein & Vascular LLC, Dr. Vakili is Clinical Director and Principal Investigator for the Clinical Trials Division of Certified Physician Investigator Research Group LLC. Dr. Vakili is a certified national Principal investigator (CPI) researcher and has conducted numerous clinical trials involving anticoagulation regimens and cardiovascular treatments and medications. An active researcher and industry consultant, Dr. Vakili has participated in more than a dozen clinical research trials, often serving as principal investigator. He has authored more than 25 journal articles and abstracts, as well as several textbook chapters. He has presented his work at several national conferences, including the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Dr. Vakili also serves as teaching faculty at C3 International Endovascular and Coronary Intervention Summit as well as Medtronic teaching Faculty, educating, teaching and training other physicians from all over the states in the management and treatment of venous disease. A fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Dr. Vakili is also a member of the American College of Phlebology and the American Heart Association. He has received several awards for scholarship, research, and service.

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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.

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Heart Vein Vascular LLC2170 W State Road 434 Ste 190
Longwood, FL 32779
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Dr. Vakili's Performance
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Patient Comments (6)
Winter Springs, FL |
Dr Vakili is amazing and help me with my legs. I will recommend him to anyone with leg pain.
in Orlando, FL |
Highly skilled doctor, very friendly , made us feel very comfortable, like family
Orlando FL |
Excellent cardiologist with outstanding knowledge, up to speed on new options and studies , care a for his patients and has empathy. Would recommend as 1st choice to anybody needing a cardiologist
Ocala, FL |
Highly trained and skilled cardiologist who has a thoughtful approach to patient care.
in LONGWOOD |
Dr. Vakili always takes great care of me
in Casselberry, FL |
Dr. Vakili is amazing!
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      1. Alex Vakili, M.D., is an interventional cardiologist and endovascular specialist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certification in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease. He is also certified by the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine as well as American Board of Vascular Medicine and specializes in treating patients with vein and vein related conditions. His outpatient practice provides a full range of venous treatments, including sclerotherapy, Laser YAG and IPL treatment of spider and facial veins, ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, VenaSealTM Closure System, IVUS, venous stenting and radiofrequency ablation using the ClosureFast™ catheter.
      • Dr. Vakili earned his medical degree with distinction for research in cardiovascular medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He completed an internal medicine residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY. After serving as Chief Cardiology Fellow, he completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to seeing patients at his private clinic, Heart Vein & Vascular LLC, Dr. Vakili is Clinical Director and Principal Investigator for the Clinical Trials Division of Certified Physician Investigator Research Group LLC. Dr. Vakili is a certified national Principal investigator (CPI) researcher and has conducted numerous clinical trials involving anticoagulation regimens and cardiovascular treatments and medications.

      An active researcher and industry consultant, Dr. Vakili has participated in more than a dozen clinical research trials, often serving as principal investigator. He has authored more than 25 journal articles and abstracts, as well as several textbook chapters. He has presented his work at several national conferences, including the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Dr. Vakili also serves as teaching faculty at C3 International Endovascular and Coronary Intervention Summit as well as Medtronic teaching Faculty, educating, teaching and training other physicians from all over the states in the management and treatment of venous disease.

      A fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Dr. Vakili is also a member of the American College of Phlebology and the American Heart Association. He has received several awards for scholarship, research, and service.

      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.

      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 Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
      •  Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Phlebology
      •  Malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors

        Dr. Vakili has no awards or honors listed.

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

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      • 2
        Malpractice Claims

        Dr. Vakili has 2 malpractice claims

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        • 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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      • Cardiology
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • 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 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • 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 Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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

      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

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
      • Persian

      Memberships &
      Professional Affiliations

      Dr. Vakili does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Vakili and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

      Specialties

      • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
      • Cardiology
      • Interventional Cardiology
      • Nuclear Cardiology
      • Phlebology
      • Vascular Medicine

      Procedures Performed

      • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
      • 3D Ultrasound
      • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
      • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
      • Angioplasty
      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • CT Coronary Angiogram
      • 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
      • 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