Dr. Sammy Khatib, MD

Dr. Sammy Khatib, MD

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45 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Sammy Khatib, MD is a cardiology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 97% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Khatib'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.

Dr. Khatib's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Khatib "SAMMY KHATIB, M.D earned his medical degree from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan in 1999. He completed his internship and residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington D.C, where he also was Chief Medical Resident. He went on to do his fellowship in cardiology at Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA., where he was Chief Cardiology Fellow. He then pursued additional training in Electrophysiology at the University of Florida at Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Fl. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. His interest is in management and radio frequency ablation of complex arrhythmias."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and 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 Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Georgetown Univ Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ochsner
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khatib has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khatib's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khatib to family and friends
17 total reviews (7 have comments)

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4.9
based on 169 total reviews (51 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Khatib's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Khatib diagnosed my problem and managed to fix my problem . He is very knowledgeable and precise and I just cannot say enough about how much I appreciate him.
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I am very satisfied with all aspects of my treatment by Dr. Khatib. Because of his expert knowledge, he found the origin of my SVT & successfully ablated the area. He was very compassionate.
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Dr. Khatib is a very experienced, exceptionally competent physician with an engaging personality that makes you feel at totally at ease. Importantly, he will listen to you and respectfully bring you into the process. Dr. Khatib is a superb Doctor, and he's been successfully taking great care of me...more
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Of four cardiologists I saw for syncope with asystole, he was the only one who really considered ALL of the factors that might be causing my heart to pause, and because of that was not adamant that I needed to get a pacemaker. He affirmed what I strongly believed to be true, but what the other...more
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At first, Dr. Khatib was a great doctor. After the first few appointments, I realised that he has very little concern of his patients well being. It's almost impossible to get an appointment with him. Once I was able to schedule one, he cancelled the appointment that I had waited months for without...more
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