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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Marymount Medical Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Hindi, Malay, Urdu
Surgeon No
Marymount Medical Building
Primary Location

Marymount Medical Building


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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
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About Karim Abdur Rehman, MD

Karim Abdur Rehman, MD, is a general cardiologist in the Section of Regional Cardiovascular Medicine in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He sees patients at the Marymount Medical Office Building and Marymount Hospital.

Specialty Interests: General cardiology, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, heart palpitations, stress testing, preventive cardiology, valvular heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral regurgitation, mitral stenosis, pulmonary hypertension

Experience: Dr. Abdur Rehman is experienced in the outpatient, inpatient and acute critical care of patients with a wide range of heart conditions. His expertise includes transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms, right and left heart catheterization, nuclear cardiology and noninvasive stress testing. 

He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography with special competence in adult echocardiography.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic has been rated the top heart center in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for more than 20 consecutive years, drawing patients from across the country and around the world. To learn about patient outcomes for specific conditions and procedures at Cleveland Clinic, go to

Education: Dr. Abdur Rehman earned his medical degree from Aga Khan University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. He completed his internal medicine residency followed by a fellowship in cardiology at Cleveland Clinic. He joined the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2021 on completion of his fellowship.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Abdur Rehman is a member of the Cleveland Clinic Coordinating Center for Clinical Research, which provides academic leadership and coordination for clinical trials in the Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He has published research papers in leading medical journals, including Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of the American College of Cardiology EP and American Journal of Cardiology, and has presented his research at national medical meetings.

About Dr. Abdur Rehman: “I am humbled and privileged to have trained at Cleveland Clinic in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine. Having learned from the best practices here, I am passionate about caring for patients with all types of heart conditions in the acute critical care, inpatient and outpatient settings. I firmly believe in creating long-lasting relationships with patients and caring for them like family. Using my knowledge and skills as a cardiologist, I strive to improve the quality of life for patients with cardiovascular disease.”

Leisure time activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Abdur Rahman enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, hiking and community service with the Aga Khan Health Services, United States.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular Disease
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - AGA Khan University
Karachi Sind Pakistan,


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography

Specialty Interests

General cardiology, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, heart palpitations, stress testing, preventive cardiology, valvular heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral regurgitation, mitral stenosis, pulmonary hypertension

Awards & Honors

  • 2017    Excellence in Teaching Award, Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
    2014 First Prize, Research Paper, Third Annual Dean’s Medical College Research Conference, Aga Khan University
    2013 Second Prize, Research Abstract, Second Annual Dean’s Medical College Research Conference, Aga Khan University
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/30/2022, Dr. Abdur Rehman has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

50 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

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