Dr. Tarek Absi, MD

Dr. Tarek Absi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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Age 49
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Dr. Tarek Absi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

1215 21st Ave South Suite 5209, MCE

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 343-9195

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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(615) 343-9195

Dr. Absi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Absi's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Absi treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Absi treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Absi performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Absi performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Pericardial Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Absi treats Pericardial Disease more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Absi treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis

Dr. Absi's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tarek Absi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2000
North Shore University Hospital School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1995
American University Of Beirut
Medical School
2005
2000
1995

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

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Dr. Absi took care of my father . He is a very gifted surgeon and an amazing human. He is caring and is personable. God blessed us with this amazing physician. Highly recommended. Thank you Dr. Absi for being there for us!
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Dr.absi is the best .. he explains everything very well and is a great all around guy..made me feel better about the surgery every time I talked with him.l feel like I gained a good friend.
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I A. Hull would highly recommending Dr, Absi to any one that needs Heart look at or work on he did me and did a great job has give me some more time i am so grateful and he has a nice family that he showed me, and he has the no how to get job done thanks for your time.
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Dr. Absi is a wonderful surgeon. He is very patient and he genuinely cares about people.
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Very professional, and takes the time to discuss procedures and any/all questons with you.
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