Dr. Fadi Matar, MD

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Dr. Fadi Matar, MD
Dr. Fadi Matar, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Matar is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa and Tampa General Hospital.

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    Dr. Matar's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matar to family and friends
    4.5
    based on 25 total reviews (9 with comments)
    Dr. Matar'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
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (9)
    in St Petersburg, FL |
    Dr. F Matar has been my Cardiologist since Sept 2003. He is the friendliest doctor I have ever encountered. He takes as much time with you as You need, so at times there maybe a wait, but its well worth it as he gives each patient his undivided attention. He as literally saved my life twice, the last time the hospital only gave me a 20% chance of living. But Dr. Matar worked ungodly hours to ensure I completely recovered. Not only will I NOT see anyone else but will not recommend anyone but him
    Winter Park, FL |
    New to Tampa and am military. Met with Dr Matar today. After 20 yrs of service I've seen a few doctors. Hands down Dr Matar is one of the best. I've never written a review before but he's deserving. Highly recommend him.
    in Riverview, FL |
    Been seeing Dr Matar since 2005. He fixed a life threatening situation another cardiologist missed. He's extremely professional and a extremely talented doctor with very good bed side manners. I've had numerous heart caterizations leading to triple by pass. I had been to 3 cardiologist before landing at TGH and he's the only Dr that displayed the confidence and ability to take the proper measures. I sincerely think, thanks to him, I'm here today. be here today.
    in Tampa, FL |
    Husband had been evaluated by another cardiologist with stress test and EKG but he kept asking about husbands chest pain which he kept telling the Dr. No chest pains and the Dr.'s nurse was a ditz. Our primary when pressured to recommend a cardiologist that HE would go to, recommended Dr. Matar. Dr. Matar went over all the test results with my husband, answered all his questions directly in layman's language. My husband I felt reassured and confident in Dr. Matar's evaluation.
    in Tampa, FL |
    Very thorough and conscientious-- great listener
    in Dade City, FL |
    Was referred to him by my cardiologist for a heart Cath. Was very quick to respond and set up Cath within a week of the request.
    in St Petersburg, FL |
    He explained the plans thoroughly in his office and took the time to listen to my long medical history. He was compassionate. In the cath lab he told me what he was going to do and showed me the coronary arteries I prefer Dr. Matar to any other cardiologist I know or have visited. Worth the drive to Tampa.
    in Tampa, FL |
    I am so grateful to Dr. Matar. Since I had never had an arterial cauterization, I did not know what to expect. Only much later did I learn how hard he worked while working on me. I'm ready to get on his waiting list to become his patient. I was referred to him for this procedure. The answers below pertain to the procedure (intake 6am to discharge 24 hours later) at TGH. Alice Pannier
    in Tampa, FL |
    I first met Dr. Matar when I needed a heart catherization done. He has a wonderful bedside manner is seems to be truly concerned about what is going on with you and your health in general. My husband is having a heart cath done by Dr. Matar tomorrow at TGH and we are both assured that this procedure will go well.
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    Dr. Matar'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 Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Best Doctor, 2007-2008
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    Board Certifications

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • 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
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Benign Tumor
    • 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 Aneurysm
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Murmur
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      Md Genl Hospital

      Completed in 1990

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Wash Hospital Center

      Completed in 1994

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Arabic
    • French

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Angioplasty
    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thrombolysis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure