Treatment & Services
- BIV ICD Implantation
- Biventricular Pacemaker
- Cardiac Electrophysiology
- Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing Section
- Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Optimization (programming)
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
- Catheter Ablation
- Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
- Lead Extraction (ICD, Pacemaker)
- Pacemaker Implant
- Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
- Temporary Pacemakers
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal Heart Rhythms
- Abnormal Rhythm Ablation
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Atrial Flutter
- Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection
- Heart Palpitations
- Infected Cardiac Devices
- Sinus Node Dysfunction
- Supraventricular Tachycardia
- Ventricular Fibrillation
- Ventricular Tachycardia
- Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Disease
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - The John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
Internship - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
Medical Education - Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
Education City, Qatar
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
- Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Atrial fibrillation ablation, atrial flutter ablation, ventricular tachycardia ablation, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, supraventricular tachycardia, conduction system pacing, biventricular pacing, PVC ablation, long QT syndrome, ventricular fibrillation, sudden cardiac death
Research & Publications
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134 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
19 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022
The nurse and doctor were kind, compassionate and understanding
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022
After we got to physicians office he and his staff were very good.
Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022
Dr Nakhla was great. He called me at 5:40pm on my way home toMichigan to tell me what happened with one of my tests and confirm the options for next steps. Above and beyond for sure!!!
Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022
Dr Nakhla is a superb listener. His explanations are clear. His expertise is evident. He doesn't object to questions that come from my own reading on my condition. He considers my inputs and accounts for them in the care plan.
Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022
The Doctor was Excellent !!
Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022
I would reccomend Dr. Nihkala to any of my friends, very, very impressed.
Reviewed on May 10, 2022
Dr Nahkla is a very talented and gracious professional.
Reviewed on May 9, 2022
Dr. Was the absolute best. He went over the dosages and why it was important not to undertake the recommended dosage by using relatable examples. Also gave me better than expected treatment options. I liked him very much.
Reviewed on May 2, 2022
Very impressed with doctor's overall discussion, recommendation, and plan moving forward.
Reviewed on May 2, 2022
Doctor did say he would provide written report of our appointment. Haven't seen any thing yet but he's probably been busy.
Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022
The Healthcare Provider was friendly, professional and informative.
Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022
I was incredibly impressed by everyone I came in contact with at The Clinic. From the Valet, to the Red Coats, to the Nurses and most especially Dr. Nakhla.
Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022
Dr. Nakhla was very thorough & kind!
Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022
Dr. Nakhla answered all my questions.
Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022
Dr. Nakhla was professional, inquisitive, and extremely helpful. He took time to explain himself clearly and seemed to genuinely care. I would definitely recommend him to someone else.
Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022
Our interaction with the nurses and the doctor was pleasant and personable. We were so thankful for all their concerns. This was our first experience with this Clinic and it was a good one.
Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021
Doctor and staff were great
Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021
Excellent meeting with Dr Nakhla
Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021
Would highly recommend Dr. Nakhla and this visit format. Thank you.
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