Dr. Bassam Altajar, MD

Dr. Bassam Altajar, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bassam Altajar, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Arcadia, FL. He is 55 years old.

425 Nursing Home Dr # 2

Arcadia, FL 34266

Contact Information

(863) 491-8889

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Altajar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    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 Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • 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)
  • Diabetes
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • 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
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Physical Examination
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Damascus University, Syria
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • St Barnabas Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • St Barnabas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Medical Science Of Grenoble / U.F.R. Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Poitiers / U.F.R. Of Medicine and Pharmacy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Board Certified In Sleep Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2009
  • Cardiology
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altajar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altajar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altajar to family and friends
4.7
based on 6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Altajar'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

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Now Accepting New Patients
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Dr. Altajar accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • National Elevator
  • POMCO Group
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Altajar has admitting privileges

Desoto Memorial Hospital
900 N Robert Ave
Arcadia, FL 34266
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Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
5731 Bee Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
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Florida Hospital Wauchula
533 Carlton St
Wauchula, FL 33873
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
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