Dr. Zaher Akkad, MD

Dr. Zaher Akkad, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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51 y/o
(64)

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Dr. Zaher Akkad, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology.Read his story

Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona

1331 N 7th St Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85006
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Akkad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akkad treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Akkad treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akkad treats Heart Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Akkad treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akkad treats Vascular Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Akkad treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Akkad's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Angioplasty
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Angiography
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Stenting
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Echocardiography
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endocarditis
Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Tumors, Benign
High Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Angioplasty
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Vascular Stenting
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Radiofrequency Ablation
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Angioplasty
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Stress Echocardiogram
Syncope
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Stenting
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vein Laser Ablation
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Akkad is very compassionate with exceptional patient skills. His philosophy is to provide a level of care for his patients as if they are family. When entrusting him with your care, you can expect him to provide prompt, cutting edge, and evidence based treatments.

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

  • Damascus University, Fac of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • 2004
    Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 1997
    Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1990
    University of Aleppo
    Medical School
    1990

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Akkad's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akkad

4.7

Based on 64 reviews

5 Stars
90.625%
(58)
4 Stars
1.5625%
(1)
3 Stars
1.5625%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
6.25%
(4)

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I met Dr. Akkad after my other cardiac doctor retired. When I first met him he was basically in my face about the heart surgery that I needed, & he didn't want me to continue ignoring it like I did with my other Dr. At this time, I have to say I thought about changing doctors but decided to give...Read More
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Dr. Akkad and office members are always friendly, respectful and always polite. I have been a patient of his for six years and I couldn't of found a better Doctor if I tried. thank you for what you done for myself and all the other people you have helped throughout the years. Thank you Vincent...Read More
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Hello, one of the scariest parts of getting old is did I pick the right Doctor. I have been blessed with 8 specialists so far and 6 major surgeries and 7 major procedures. So now after so many referrals Dr Akkad was my pick. If he has 5 stars of excellence before seeing him, then wait till I...Read More
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Dr. Akkad and Katherine Minor have been caring for my dad since 2010 after my dad had emergency bypass surgery. Prior to the emergency bypass, my dad had never seen a cardiologist. We hit the jackpot with Dr. Akkad and Katherine. My dad sees many doctors, but Dr. Akkad and Katherine are by far the...Read More
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Dr,Akkad, and his staff were very professional and thorough with my treatment. He took the time to explain the treatment that I would need. He found that I had a abnormal EKG witch resulted in bypass surgery witch I know saved my life. Thank You!!!
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Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona

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(480) 359-1104
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.