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About Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona

 

Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona

 

Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona provides personalized general cardiology care for the Phoenix, Maricopa, Goodyear, and Chandler, Arizona, communities. The practice founders are respected board-certified cardiologists who came together to provide high-quality consultative heart health services. Since its establishment in 1972, Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona has grown to serve the Phoenix metropolitan area as well as outlying communities.

The expert team of cardiologists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners at Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona possesses exceptional skills to provide the highest standards of healthcare in cardiovascular medicine. They dedicate themselves to sustaining excellence in patient care through continued education, research, new treatment methods, and innovative technology and procedures. 

Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona providers excel in conditions that include peripheral vascular disease, coronary artery disease (CAD), congestive heart failure (CHF), and carotid artery disease. They treat a variety of conditions affecting heart function, such as valvular disease, aortic stenosis, structural heart disease, atrial fibrillation, and other types of arrhythmia, as well as circulatory disorders like varicose veins.

Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona practices preventive medicine to help patients avoid the adverse effects of cardiovascular disease, providing screenings and advice on keeping the heart healthy. They also have state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities on-site, including echocardiography, Holter monitoring, and nuclear stress testing. 

For patients who require interventional treatment, the team offers cutting-edge therapies such as endovenous ablation, coronary stenting, pacemaker implantation, TAVR, peripheral angiogram, stenting, and the Watchman™ procedure.

Patients can expect the Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona team to treat them with dignity and courtesy and provide optimal quality of care. To benefit from a superior heart health service, call the most convenient office or book an appointment online today.

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Dr. Akkad's personality, caring, gentleness and expertise are outstanding. Katie, his PA, is equally delightful.. Both the doctor and Katie showed a caring attitude

    Verified Patient, Maricopa, AZ
  • Dr. Murarka was one of the most friendly and caring Dr's ive encountered. I had a stroke in August 2018. Dr. Murarka checked in on me and always had a smile.

    Sherelynne, Phoenix
  • Dr Akkad and his assistant Katie Minor are the best doctors I have ever been to see. They are patient and informative, and never make you feel like you are being rushed.

    Laurel Bonomi, Glendale
  • Dr Bashir is absolutely one of the best. Has been my cardiologist for about 15 years now. Very knowledgeable and spends time with me when I have appointments.

    Ron Johnson
  • Dr. Akkad and Katherine are by far the most caring and communicating the best. I would recommend both of them to anyone in need of a cardiologist.

    Jennifer, Mesa
  • Dr. Murarka is an absolute GEM. Because he used every bit of education he's had as a doctor and every ray of sunshine he embodies as a person

    Verified Patient
  • Dr. Akkad and PA Katie are just about fantastic. I would highly recommend them and Affiliated Cardiologists.

    David Weatherhold
  • I love this guy Dr. Bashir. Have seen him several times as an admitted patient and prior. He is caring and spends time at your bedside.

    Ron Johnson
  • Dr. Akkad is a genius. He saved me from having to have an extremely difficult surgery with a long difficult recovery. was immediately able to walk again!

    Suzanne C, Phoenix
  • Dr. Murarka did the procedure and I have never been so impressed with a doctor before. He spent time to explain everything to me and to answer questions.

    Pat Brewer, Payson
  • Dr. Akkad is an amazing cardiologist that really went the extra mile to help my husband. He is very knowledgeable & works with his patients to ensure their understanding

    Verified Patient, Avondale
  • The staff and drs at affiliated cardiologists were amazing. Dr. Bashir put 2 stents in and was very compassionate about my fears. I give him and his staff 6 stars

    Verified Patient
  • Dr. Akkad is extremely professional, knowledgeable & absolutely cares for the health of his patients. He responds to your questions thoroughly... His staff is superb!

    R. Harris, Maricopa
  • After a heart attack, I was transferred to a Phoenix hospital for an angiogram and a stent. Dr. Murarka did the procedure and I have never been so impressed with a doctor

    Pat Brewer
  • Extremely impressed with my entire experience with Dr Akkad and PA Katherine Minor. They took the time to both talk to and listen to me in a relaxed and attentive manner.

    Sher, Phoenix
  • I am fortunate to be alive, and Dr. Bashir was there to make that possible. I thank the powers that be, and that he was able to help me.

    Edward Jenkins
  • Both Dr. Akkad and his PA, Katie Minor, were a pleasure to have at such a critical time for me and my family. I really felt that they cared about us.

    Tom Bachman, Wexford, PA
  • This is an excellent physician. Dr.Muraka really knows his stuff! I am so glad he is my cardiologist.

    Liz
  • Dr. Zaher Akkad literally saved my life several years ago, when I passed out and taken to the hospital. I would certainly cast my vote for Dr. Akkad as one of the best

    Charles (Chuck) Cummins, JR, Phoenix
  • Dr. Akkad is a caring man. His staff is fantastic. They actually care about you as a person, not just "another file with a complaint ".

    Verified Patient, Maricopa
  • Dr. Akkad is the absolute best in Cardiology field and I have met several because of immediate family members. Always provides complete explanations.

    Pam, Maricopa