Doctor Category: Cardiology
Tamam Mohamad, M.D.
Dr. Tamam Mohamad, knows that when it comes to matters of the heart, seconds count. Along with his colleagues at the Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Mohamad makes it his mission to be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to serve patients and their loved ones in a cardiac emergency.
Dr. Mohamad works within the three offices of the Heart & Vascular Institute, has several hospital affiliations, and is an associate clinical professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He’s also a highly respected researcher, and has published dozens of articles in prestigious peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Mohamad is also known for being the first cardiologist in Michigan to use the narrowest stent available to treat patients with coronary disease. He teaches patients not to ignore the symptoms of a heart attack, including chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, and palpitations.
Board-certified by the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine, and certifi ed in interventional cardiology, vascular and endovascular medicine, and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Mohamad also has numerous certifications in diagnostic procedures. Always willing to broaden his knowledge, Dr. Mohamad is a dedicated physician who puts patients first.
Mahir Elder, M.D.
Dr. Mahir Elder, is a world-renowned cardiology expert in coronary arterial disease, peripheral arterial disease, and pulmonary embolism (PE), and has helped pioneer treatment for these life-threatening disorders.
Dr. Elder holds multiple board certifications in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, endovascular disease, vascular interpretation, and nuclear cardiology. He specializes in peripheral arterial disease, intracoronary and carotid stenting, vein disease, and complex cardiovascular disease, and has developed numerous clinical trials and research on endovascular procedures and complex vascular cases.
At the Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Elder has had success with a minimally invasive method to target cardiovascular disease and PE. He is also highly regarded as the “go-to” physician for limb salvage, and is credited with having one of the highest success rates when it comes to sparing a patient with peripheral arterial disease from amputation.
As an educator, Dr. Elder is a clinical professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He’s a faculty speaker at national and international cardiology conferences, with articles in numerous publications to his credit.
Amir Kaki, M.D.
Dr. Amir Kaki, is known for his pioneering heart and vascular techniques. A renowned heart and vascular specialist, Dr. Kaki serves as director, Mechanical Circulatory Support; director of High-Risk Complex Coronary Interventions; and associate director of the Interventional Cardiology Section for Ascension St. John Hospital.
Dr. Kaki is currently a clinical assistant professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine, interventional cardiology, endovascular medicine, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and vascular medicine.
A dedicated professional, Dr. Kaki makes an impact on cardiovascular health both as an interventional cardiologist and by training the next generation of heart physicians. His area of expertise is complex coronary disease, percutaneous heart pumps, and large-bore access procedures. Dr. Kaki has pioneered and innovated new techniques that have impacted cardiology and resulted in life-saving procedures. His clinical research activities have been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he is frequently a speaker at numerous national and international meetings.