Dr. Edmund Karam, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Karam
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Shore Heart Group

1820 State Route 33 Ste 4B Neptune, NJ 07753

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Dr. Edmund Karam, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Neptune, NJ and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Karam has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine medical school in 2002. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Centrastate Medical Center and Community Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Karam to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Edmund Karam, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Neptune, NJ and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Karam has...Read more

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2003
Internship Hospital
Georgetown University Med Center
Internship Hospital
2009
New York University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1998
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of American College of Cardiology, 2010
  • Fellow of Heart Rhythm Society, 2011

Media & Publications

  • >Right Sided Implantation and Subpectoral Position are Predisposing Factors for Fidelis Lead Fractures, May 2009
  • >Premature Ventricular Complexes Originating from the Region of the Right Bundle Branch, May 2010

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Dr. Karam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
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Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
Locals (any local)
Medicaid
Medicare
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MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
QualCare
QualCare HMO
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Karam

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Karam treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Karam treats other conditions, please contact the office at (732) 776-8500.

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 91% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Karam performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Karam performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam performs Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Karam performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 92% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Karam performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Electrophysiological Study
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam performs Electrophysiological Study more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Karam performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Karam performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 85% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam treats Atrial Flutter more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Karam treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam treats Arrhythmias more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Karam treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Karam treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam treats Heart Palpitations more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Karam treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam treats Heart Disease more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Karam treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karam treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Karam treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

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Check Dr. Karam's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Karam's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia

Locations

Shore Heart Group

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