Dr. Tarek Abou-Ghazala, MD

Dr. Tarek Abou-Ghazala, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tarek Abou-Ghazala, MD is a cardiology specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Virginia Cardiovascular Group

12330 Pinecrest Rd Ste 125

Reston, VA 20191
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abou-Ghazala performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aortic Aneurysm
more than 54% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 46% of peers
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
more than 40% of peers

Dr. Abou-Ghazala'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
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University of Damascus / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Missouri at Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abou-Ghazala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abou-Ghazala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abou-Ghazala to family and friends
15 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Abou-Ghazala's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Abou-Ghazala is a dedicated professional and a exceptional practitioner. He is compassionate, friendly and always willing to go the extra mile for his patients. I trust him implicitly as he has truely been a life saver. Moreover, his staff is exceptional; always willing to help and follow-up...more
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Great doctor and attend to patient needs. Ease of appointment .
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Dr. Tarek Abou-Ghazala is the kindest Cardiologist. He is extremely knowledgeable, really takes the time to listen to everything his patients have to say and takes the time to plan a patient centered plan of care. Very thorough and accommodating! The Doctor and his staff are extremely personable...more
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Dr. Abou- Ghazala is very knowledgeable, but also humble. He answered all my questions and explained my issues in a way I could understand. He treats the whole person. He is a true problem solver, takes time to thoroughly examine test results. Dr. Ghazala. noticed things on my test results that...more
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My mother is new to NoVa and had not found a cardiologist in the area. She went to the hospital with chest pains, and Dr. Abou-Ghazala saw her there for the first time. We were very impressed with him, and he spent a lot of time explaining the tests that he wanted to do, as well as the results...more
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