Dr. Bassam Altajar, MD

Dr. Bassam Altajar, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Bassam Altajar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Arcadia, FL. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiology, sleep medicine, and more.

425 Nursing Home Dr # 2

Arcadia, FL 34266

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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

Dr. Altajar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  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*

54  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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • 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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart 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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16  Procedures

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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altajar to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 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

Patient Comments (2)

Very happy with Dr. Altajars office and staff, I am always treated with care and respect. He is always extremely thorough. He takes the time to answer any questions I may have and shows genuine interest. I would recommend Dr. Altajar very strongly to friends, family,or anyone ho is looking for a...more
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I have had the pleasure of attending appointments to Dr. Altajars office with my signifigant other, I was very impressed with his office appearance and the care and friendliness of his entire office staff. While caring for an elderly parent,I found that often, Doctors don't take the time to listen...more
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