Dr. Tarek Ahdab, MD

Dr. Tarek Ahdab, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Tarek Ahdab, MD is a cardiology specialist in Palos Heights, IL and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Damascus University Syria in 1997 and specializes in cardiology, vascular & interventional radiology, and more.Read his story

12400 S Harlem Ave Ste 112

Palos Heights, IL 60463

Contact Information

(708) 923-7650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana
  • CareSource
  • 34 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiovascular Stress Test
more than 74% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 68% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
more than 66% of peers

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Dr. Ahdab's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ahdab "Welcome to Associated Cardiovascular Physicians Group. Here at ACP heart care, patient's get a comprehensive cardiology and vascular care by our highly talented physicians. We stratify patients based on the risk to low risk, moderate risk, and high risk. For patients presenting with low risk cardiology or vascular problems, we focused on education, prevention and lifestyle modification. For patients with moderate to high risk features, we provided them a more aggressive approach to maximize their survival, quality of life, function, and minimize their pain, inconvenience, disability, and admission rate to hospitals. Our patient satisfaction and safety is a top priority to our staff and physicians. Our physicians are experienced enough to handle with high level of confidence most complex coronary, vascular and venous conditions. We give our patients ample time to express their view, understanding of their illness, and to know where are they coming from both physically and psychologically. This will help us to best manage their health issues and dissected to the point. Our website at acpheartcare is equipped with extensive literature to answer many of our patient's questions in regards of diagnosis or treatment in the office or the hospital. We encourage our patients to participate effectively in the portal of the electronic medical record to quickly and efficiently communicate and address their needs. We welcome patients from Chicago south suburbs, Chicago southwest suburbs, and west suburbs, and with most nsurances as well as self-pay patients. We have very easy payment plans, and our diagnostic cardiology testing prices are very competitive for self-pay patients and patients with high deductible."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahdab "To provide a holistic approach to patients, to listen to patient needs, along with providing up to date compassionate medical care."

6  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Angiography
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology
  • Vascular Radiology

3  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Cytoplasmic Body Myopathy
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Distal Myopathy
  • Distal Myopathy With Vocal Cord Weakness
  • Endocarditis
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • False Aneurysm
  • Familial Hypertension
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Hypertrophic Branchial Myopathy
  • Hypotension
  • Idiopathic Myopathy
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Storage Myopathy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Visceral Aneurysm
  • White Coat Hypertension
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Damascus University, Syria
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Damascus University Syria
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St Louis University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • St Louis University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Brown U-The Miriam Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • John H Stroger Hospital Of Brown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • MD,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahdab's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahdab to family and friends
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Dr. Ahdab's Performance

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