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Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bakirtreats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bakir treats other conditions,please contact the office at.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.

Dr. Bakir treats at a


frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms and pacemaker insertions

Dr. Bakir treats at a


frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Dr. Bakir treats at a


frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Interventional Cardiac Procedures

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.

Dr. Bakir treats at a


frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

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Best Cardiologists In Birmingham Al

Expert recommended Top 3 Cardiologists in Birmingham, Alabama. All of our cardiologists actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

Since 2004

Heres The Deal:Dr. Mustafa Ahmed is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. He graduated with his medical degree from the University of Manchester. Dr. Ahmed completed his internal medicine residency, a general cardiology fellowship, and a research fellowship in interventional cardiology at UAB Hospital. Dr. Mustafa Ahmed is a leader in minimally invasive procedures to treat these conditions, specifically transcatheter aortic valve replacement, mitral clip procedure, and paravalvular leak repair. He treats heart valve and structural heart disease. He is an expert in using 3D imaging to evaluate and treat complex structural heart disease, and his areas of clinical expertise include managing resistant hypertension and acute pulmonary embolism. Dr. Mustafa Ahmed is also a scientist with years of experience in cardiovascular research. He has authored over 90 publications in leading journals.

SPECIALTY:Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Pressure, Unstable Angina, Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Arrhythmia & Congenital Heart Defects

Since 1990

Cardiovascular Associates Of The Southeast Cva

3980 Colonnade Pkwy

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Humana

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Dr. Bakir accepts

Dr. Bakir accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
First Health
First Health PPO
MultiPlan PPO

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Medicare Procedure And Patient Information

2013 Medicare Procedure Volume

The top procedures that Stephen E. Bakir, MD treated as an adult cardiology provider in Birmingham, AL during 2013 were hospital care, inpatient care, cardiac procedures and minimally invasive procedures.

Volume of procedures performed by Stephen E. Bakir, MD for Medicare patients.


Information about Medicare patients treated by Stephen E. Bakir, MD.



Conditions of Medicare patients treated by Stephen E. Bakir, MD in 2013

The most common conditions of Medicare patients that Stephen E. Bakir, MD treated during 2013 were Ischemic Heart Disease, Hypertension, High Cholesterol and Heart Failure.


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Your heart is your engine. If it stops working properly, you feel exhausted, uncomfortable and frustrated. You could even land in the emergency room with a heart attack. The right heart treatments can vastly improve your quality of life, helping you breathe easier, move faster and feel younger, often without major surgery or long hospital stays. From cardiothoracic surgery to routine screenings, stress tests to interventional cardiology, our team of heart & vascular physicians will develop a customized treatment plan to manage and improve your hearts health. The specialists on our Heart Team include:

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Awards Honors & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationAllscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2011-2013
  • Fellow American College of Cardiology
  • Top MDConsumers Checkbook
  • Stephen Bakir, Suzanne Oparil> Current Hypertension Reports. 2000 Jun 1
  • 92 citationsStephen Bakir, Tatsuhiko Mori, Joan Durand, Yiu-Fai Chen, J. Anthony Thompson, Suzanne Oparil> Circulation. 2000 May 23
  • 52 citationsTatsuhiko Mori, Joan Durand, Yiu-Fai Chen, J. Anthony Thompson, Stephen Bakir, Suzanne Oparil> American Journal of Cardiology. 2000 May 15
  • 28 citations

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Experience & Treatment Frequency New Feature

What is treatment frequency?

Our treatment frequency feature helps you understand how often a provider performs or treats a specific procedure/condition compared to other doctors. Providers rank in one of four frequency categories:

Specific procedures/conditions that dont have enough data are indicated with May Perform. We encourage you to contact the provider with questions about their experience.

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  • Angina and Acute Coronary SyndromeNormal Frequency
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases Normal Frequency
  • Heart Attack Normal Frequency
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney DiseaseNormal Frequency
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid OverloadNormal Frequency
  • Cardiac Catheterization Normal Frequency
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or RepairNormal Frequency
  • Chest CT Normal Frequency
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and StentNormal Frequency
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and StentingNormal Frequency
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening Normal Frequency
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and TreatmentNormal Frequency
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Normal Frequency
  • Valve Repair or Replacement Normal Frequency
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and PlethysmographyNormal Frequency
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart BlockMay Perform
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac ArrhythmiasMay Perform
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator ImplantationMay Perform
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