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Dr. Zaher Akkad, MD
Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona
Get to Know Dr. Akkad
University of Aleppo 1990
Wayne State University 1997
Wayne State University 2004
Damascus University, Fac of Medicine
Dr. Akkad's Experience
Awards & Recognitions
In My Own Words
Dr. Akkad was trained at Wayne State University Affiliated Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Before joining Affiliated Cardiologists of Arizona, Dr. Akkad was an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Wayne State University. During this time, he was the Interim Director of the Echocardiography Lab. Dr.Akkad published multiple textbook chapters in the fields of Cardiomyopathy, Myocarditis and Congestive Heart Failure. Dr. Akkad holds multiple board certifications, including Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, and Echocardiography. Dr. Akkad's clinical skills are outstanding. Aside from being a superb cardiologist, he practiced as a hospitalist for two years before embarking upon his cardiology training. Dr. Akkad is a young, energetic and multi-talented cardiologist. He is a fully trained Interventional Cardiologist with superb skills in all aspects of cardiac and peripheral vascular interventions, as well as pacemaker implantation. He is also experienced in all aspects of non-invasive cardiology, including Echocardiography, Transesophageal Echo, and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Akkad is very compassionate with exceptional patient skills. His philosophy is to provide a level of care for his patients as if they are family. When entrusting him with your care, you can expect him to provide prompt, cutting edge and evidence-based treatments.
Dr. Akkad's Locations
Accepting New Patients
Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85297
Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center
1955 W Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85224