Dr. Wael Tamim, MD

Dr. Wael Tamim, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Wael Tamim, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from American University of Beirut / Faculty of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

1625 SE 3rd Ave Ste 723

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tamim performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Tamim performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Thoracentesis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tamim performs Thoracentesis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Tamim performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tamim treats Thrombosis more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Tamim treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Tamim's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
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

Care Philosophy

Personal Care Starts Here!

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2001
    West Virginia University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 1999
    U Mass Mc
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1996
    New York University
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    American University of Beirut / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1989
    American University Of Beirut
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

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In my opinion, Dr. Waal Tamien is a brilliant doctor. I am proud to have had him as my surgeon. When I first met him, he impressed me as being quite knowledgeable and capable. I was very frightened of the operation, particularly given my age. He explained the procedure to me and answered all my...Read More
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What an excellent physician and caring one too. My experience with Dr. Tamim has been wonderful. I truly recommend Dr. Tamim.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Assurant Health
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Positive Healthcare Partners
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare