Dr. Mohammad Vakassi, MD

Dr. Mohammad Vakassi, MD

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Age 75
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Dr. Mohammad Vakassi, MD is a cardiology specialist in Belleville, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Liaquat Medical College in 1967 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

4600 Memorial Dr Ste W1

Belleville, IL 62226

Contact Information

(618) 233-3066

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Vakassi'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

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

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6  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Liaquat Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Liaquat Med Coll Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • St Louis University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Washington University of St. Louis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vakassi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vakassi's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vakassi to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Vakassi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He misdiagnosed my mother after preforming 9 cardiac catherizations. Told her she wasn't ill, it was all in her head. In reality. Her carotid artery was 90% blocked.
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