Dr. Ghassan Alkoutami, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Alkoutami
Accepting new patients

Piedmont Cardiology Associates

1668 NC Highway 16 S Taylorsville, NC 28681

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(828) 632-9736

Dr. Ghassan Alkoutami, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Taylorsville, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alkoutami has more experience with Cardiac Care and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Damascus U medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Caldwell Memorial Hospital and Frye Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alkoutami to book an appointment.


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Dr. Alkoutami accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Cigna PPO
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Background Check

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Alkoutami

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Alkoutami treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Alkoutami treats other conditions, please contact the office at (828) 632-9736.

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.

Dr. Alkoutami typically treats 81% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Alkoutami typically treats 73% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Arrhythmias
Mitral Valve Disease
Atrial Fibrillation
Aortic Valve Disease
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Alkoutami's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • 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
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • 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
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Alkoutami's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alkoutami

4.8

Based on 47 ratings

5 Stars
82.97872340425532%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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We have only seen Dr. Alkoutami a few times but our experience during those visits have been very good. His demeanor is excellent and he explains things in a way we can understand. Always cheerful and understanding to our needs. Definitely recommend him.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ghassan Alkoutami, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Taylorsville, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alkoutami has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Wayne State Univ
Residency Hospital
1991
Wayne State Univ
Internship Hospital
1987
Damascus U
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Piedmont Cardiology Associates

Piedmont Cardiology Associates,P.L.L.C.1668 NC Highway 16 S Taylorsville, NC 28681
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Piedmont Cardiology Associates2660 Tate Blvd Se Ofc Hickory, NC 28602
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Piedmont Cardiology Associates PLLC1470 E Gaston St Ste 400 Lincolnton, NC 28092
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Piedmont Cardiology Associates401 Mulberry St Sw Ste 103 Lenoir, NC 28645
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Piedmont Cardiology Associates, P.L.L.C.721 Malcolm Blvd Connelly Springs, NC 28612
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Caldwell Memorial Hospital

Lenoir, NC

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Frye Regional Medical Center

Hickory, NC

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Watauga Medical Center

Boone, NC

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
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