Dr. Nazem W. Akoum

Dr. Nazem W. Akoum

Dr. Nazem W. Akoum
Afib Surgeon
UW medicine
Dr. Nazem W. Akoum

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About Dr. Nazem W. Akoum, Afib Surgeon

Dr. Nazem W. Akoum is an Associate Professor at the UW Medicine Heart Institute and the director of the Atrial Fibrillation Program. As a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Nazem W. Akoum focuses on treating atrial fibrillation (AFib) and other heart rhythm disorders.

He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Utah. He is board-certified in cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology, and echocardiography. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics related to AFib and cardiac imaging. He is also fluent in Arabic, English, and French.

Some additional information about Dr. Akoum are:

  • He is rated 4.9 out of 5 by his patients based on 191 ratings and 25 reviews.
  • He is an expert in implanting cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as performing catheter ablation of AFib and other arrhythmias.
  • He is involved in several clinical trials and research projects on AFib, such as the CABANA trial, the DECAAF II trial, and the LAAOS III trial.
  • He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society.

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  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiologist
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1959 Ne Pacific St, 3rd Floor, Seattle, Washington
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Dr. Nazem W. Akoum

Dr. Nazem W. Akoum

Afib Surgeon

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