Dr. Firas El Sabbagh, MD

Dr. Firas El Sabbagh, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Firas El Sabbagh, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut-Medical Center in 2003 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.Read his story

1401 Harrodsburg Rd Ste A300

Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Information

(859) 313-4980

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. El Sabbagh'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.

Dr. El Sabbagh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. El Sabbagh "Dr. El Sabbagh is a Cardiologist specialized in diagnosis and management of heart rhythm disorders. He started to practice after eight years of post-graduate medical training in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Cardiac Electrophysiology. He offers a full range of device based therapies, including pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure management, as well as catheter ablation for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, including radiofrequency and cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation. He uses advanced cutting-edge technology for performing ablations (minimally invasive procedures that use radiofrequency or cryoenergy to destroy or disrupt parts of the electrical pathways in the heart that cause arrhythmias)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. El Sabbagh "Dr. El Sabbagh is dedicated to treating a patient as a whole and to deliver the highest level of comprehensive care. He works closely with patients to ensure that they have a clear understanding of their treatment plan, as it's very important to him that patients are comfortable with the therapies he provides."

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia (ARVD)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • 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
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Tachycardia, Catecholaminergic Polymorphic, 1
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30  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • American University Of Beirut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • American University Of Beirut-Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • The Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • The Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Missouri-Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. El Sabbagh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. El Sabbagh's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. El Sabbagh to family and friends
128 total reviews (71 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (128)

  • 5
    (124)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. El Sabbagh'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 (71)

Dr. El Sabbagh is a excellent doctor, very informative, caring and a wonderful person. I would highly recommend him.
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Such a kind and caring man! I would highly recommend him. He kept me very informed of everything he was going to do. Janet Mcgohon Brown
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Dr ElSabbagh has a caring attitude .I would return to him if I have a heart problem again.
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The only way to put it is that he saved my life! After a year of going back and forth with Drs I had my first appointment with him. He promised he would find out the problem and he did. He talked to me and my family through each step. We adjusted med, ran tests, and monitored the situation. He...more
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I would highly recommend Dr El Sabbagh, he was very patient and understanding. He was very pleasant and talked to my daughter and answered her questions. I can't say enough good things.
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