Dr. Rami Akel, MD

Dr. Rami Akel, MD

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Dr. Rami Akel, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Trinity, FL. He has been practicing for 20 years.

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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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akel "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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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • 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
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 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
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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
  • 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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Dr. Akel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akel to family and friends
4.5
based on 30 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

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 (10)

in Hudson |
Had 10:30 appt for vein procedure. Took valium as instructed. Told he had an emergency after tech draws on my leg. In exam room all this time,12:15 tech pops in says take the other valium. I ask how much longer." Within half hour". 45 minutes later still no dr. Get dressed, go to desk, girl says,...more
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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...more
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Tampa, FL |
Poor bedside manner. Arrogant
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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...more
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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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
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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