Dr. Fathi Ali, MD

Dr. Fathi Ali, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Fathi Ali, MD is a cardiology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.Read his story

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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
more than 69% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 67% of peers
Pulmonary Hypertension
more than 65% of peers

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Dr. Ali's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ali "Dr. Fathi Ali graduated from Garyounis University in Benghazi, Libya with a bachelor in law degree and went on to earn a medical degree from Al-Arab Medical University in Libya. Later he completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Toronto in Canada. After his residency, Dr. Ali completed fellowship trainings in cardiology at the University of Calgary and University of Ottawa, a fellowship in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Ottawa, and a fellowship in interventional cardiology from the University of Calgary Medical School. He occupied several academic posts in Canada then in the US where he served as an assistant professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University before moving to private practice. In 1999, Dr. Ali was awarded with The Gold Star Award of Teaching from the University of Calgary Medical School. He is also a fellow of several professional societies including the American College of Cardiology, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and Heart Rhythm Society. Moreover, his work has been published in several scientific journals, including the Journal of American College of Cardiology Intervention (JACC Intervention). Dr. Ali is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and interventional cardiology. He has a passion formedical education and has helped in setting up and running several online educational websites. In his free time, Dr. Ali enjoys computer software design, playing soccer, writing a political blog in Arabic, hiking, and travelling with his wife and 4 children. Dr. Ali sees patients at Centennial Heart at Southern Hills located at 397 Wallace Road, Suite 102, Nashville, TN 37211. "
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3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • AL-Arab Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • AL-Arab Medical University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Calgary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ali has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Fathi Ali, MD
Dr.Ali is amazing! He took great care of my family member! The staff was awesome in the office, cath lab and the nurses!
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