Dr. Wael Tamim, MD

Dr. Wael Tamim, MD

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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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 95% of peers
Thoracentesis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Tracheal Surgery
high
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Tamim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tamim "An American Board certified cardiovascular surgeon practicing in Ft Lauderdale since 2002 with vast experience in minimally invasive and cutting edge techniques in the field."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tamim "Personal Care Starts Here!"

7  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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37  Procedures

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tamim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tamim's Reviews

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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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Jul 18, 2018
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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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Judy in Ft Lauderdale, FL – Jun 21, 2016
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