Dr. Rami Akel, MD

Dr. Rami Akel, MD

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Dr. Rami Akel, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Trinity, FL. He has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Akel is affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and Medical Center of Trinity.

Florida Cardiology Associates

3543 Little Rd Ste A

Trinity, FL 34655
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Florida Cardiology Associates is a cardiology group practicing in the Trinity, New Port Richey, and Pasco County Regions, with 20+ years of combined cardiology experience. We provide compasionate and comprehensive high quality care to our patients and their families with the latest advanced technologies. Cardiac disease is of one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Our goal is with aggressive disease prevention, acute care management, and education is to try to markedly reduce those occurrences. Our highly trained cardiologists are available 24/7 to serve you. We promise to put you and your care first. This means we believe medicine is much more than technology and procedures. It is about being your partner and treating you with the same level of skill and respect that we would want for our own families. At Florida Cardiology Associates we believe it all starts by saving lives with one heart beat at a time.....
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Dr. Akel's Experience

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Dr. Akel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Jordan
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Al Bashir and Jordan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Methodist Delray Vascular Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Medical Center of Trinity

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2015 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack

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Dr. Akel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akel to family and friends
4.6
based on 29 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Akel'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Port Richey, FL |
On paper I looked great.I was 62 yrs old, I had good bp, good cholesterol, non-smoker, 6 foot, 190 lbs...but I had a vague pain in my throat, almost heartburn that subsided when I sat down. Dr Akel admitted me,(because of my symptoms), for a stress test the following day. It was positive! I had a catheterization and a blockage of 95% was found in my coronary artery. A stent was implanted. The bottom line was I did not have a heart attack so I have no residual damage to my heart. The procedure w
Tampa, FL |
Poor bedside manner. Arrogant
in New Port Richey, FL |
Very good Dr. I found myself in the middle of a pretty bad heart attack and I'm thankful that Dr. Akel was on call. He made it clear very quickly that he would take quick, great care of me. I'm alive today thanks to his ability in the cath lab. I would have absolutely no problem recommending him to anyone. Actually, I would encourage people to seek his care and compassion.
New Port Richey, FL |
Dr. Akel goes above and beyond. Amazing bedside manner with his patients when in hospital. His personality shines with confidence. I know my mom is in good hands.
in Port Richey, FL |
Dr. Akel is my husband's new cardiologist and he is fantastic. Here in Florida, it can be very challenging to find a really good doctor who not only takes good care of their patients, but also keeps the family well informed and has a positive attitude. Dr. Akel is aces at all of those things. Hospital staff call him "magic" in his abilities and I can see why. K.L Tampa area
in Hudson, FL |
Dr Akel has changed my life. we first met when I was admitted to regional hospital with chest discomfort. he was very kind, caring and listened to me explain what I was feeling. with the examination we were able to quickly get my high blood pressure under control. I have since been going to him for the past 4 years. I appreciate his knowledge and his professional manner. have completed a stress test and catheterization by putting my full trust in Dr Akel something I do not do. highly recommend.
in Bayonet Point, FL |
Dr. Akel is knowledgable, kind, and patient. He takes the time to explain everything.
in Port Richey, FL |
Dr. Akel has the BEST bedside manner. He is not only an excellent physician, but the most compassionate ones...truly a blessing to the profession! He took care of my Mother who is 81 years old, she was totally comfortable, and smiled every time he came to check on her. We never felt rushed, and always understood what he was going to do and what he recommended. We would recommend him to anyone!
in New Port Richey, FL |
Dr. Akel is personable, compassionate, thorough and knowledgeable. He takes time with you and explains his diagnosis to you. He is very easy to talk to. He has performed several angioplasty procedures on me and I've come out better from each one! Great doctor!
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Dr. Akel accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Akel has admitting privileges

Medical Center of Trinity
9330 State Rd 54
Trinity, FL 34655
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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
14000 Fivay Rd
Hudson, FL 34667
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Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
6600 Madison St
New Port Richey, FL 34652
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