Babak Vakili, MD, FACC, FASCI, CPI

Babak Vakili, MD, FACC, FASCI, CPI

Cardiology in Longwood, FL

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Speaks English, French, and Farsi


 (407) 990-1921

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Office Hours

Monday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Vakili


B. Alex Vakili, M.D., is an interventional cardiologist and endovascular specialist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certification in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease. He is also certified by the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine as well as American Board of Vascular Medicine and specializes in treating patients with vein and vein related conditions. His outpatient practice provides a full range of venous treatments, including sclerotherapy, Laser YAG and IPL treatment of spider and facial veins, ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, ambulatory phlebectomy, VenaSealTM Closure System, IVUS, venous stenting and radiofrequency ablation using the ClosureFastâ„¢ catheter.
Dr. Vakili earned his medical degree with distinction for research in cardiovascular medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He completed an internal medicine residency at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY. After serving as Chief Cardiology Fellow, he completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to his work at his private clinic, Heart Vein & Vascular LLC, Dr. Vakili is Clinical Director and Principal Investigator for the Clinical Trials Division of Certified Physician Investigator Research Group LLC. Dr. Vakili is a certified national Principal investigator (CPI) researcher and has conducted numerous clinical trials involving anticoagulation regimens and cardiovascular treatments and medications.
An active researcher and industry consultant, Dr. Vakili has participated in more than a dozen clinical research trials, often serving as principal investigator. He has authored more than 25 journal articles and abstracts, as well as several textbook chapters. He has presented his work at several national conferences, including the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. Dr. Vakili also serves as teaching faculty at C3 International Endovascular and Coronary Intervention Summit as well as Medtronic teaching Faculty, educating, teaching and training other physicians from all over the states in the management and treatment of venous disease.
A fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Dr. Vakili is also a member of the American College of Phlebology and the American Heart Association. He has received several awards for scholarship, research, and service.

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Services Offered



Valvular heart disease
Interventional cardiology
Cardiac catheterization
Varicose veins
Peripheral endovascular interventional cardiology
Lymphedemea

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1998 - 2002

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1998

Albert Einstein
Class of 1995

New York University
BA, Pre Med, Cum Laude, 1984 - 1988

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Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology

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Medical Licenses

FL State Medical License
2002 - 2020

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Work Experience


Heart Vein And Vascular
Longwood, FL
2017 - Present

Cardiologist
Heart Vein & Vascular
Altamonte Springs, FL
President
Present

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Hospital Affiliations

Orlando South Seminole Hospital
Current Affiliation
Longwood, FL

Orlando Regional Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Orlando, FL

Florida Hospital
Current Affiliation
Orlando, FL

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Awards

CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification
Solution Series EHR, e-MDs, 2013

Fellow (FACC)
American College of Cardiology

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Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology - ACC
Fellow

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions - SCAI
Fellow

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Publications



PubMed

Effect of diabetes on long-term mortality following contemporary percutaneous coronary intervention: analysis of 4,284 cases.
Diabetes Care
Wilson, S.R., Vakili, B.A., Sherman, W., Sanborn, T.A., Brown, D.L.
2004 May
36 citations

Clinical and biochemical results of the metalloproteinase inhibition with subantimicrobial doses of doxycycline to prevent acute coronary syndromes (MIDAS) pilot trial.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol
Brown, D.L., Desai, K.K., Vakili, B.A., Nouneh, C., Lee, H., Golub, L.M.
2004 Apr
133 citations

A propensity analysis of the impact of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor therapy on in-hospital outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention.
Am J Cardiol
Vakili, B.A., Kaplan, R.C., Slater, J.N., Sherman, W., Ravi, K.L., Green, S.J., Sanborn, T.A., Brown, D.L.
2003 Apr 15
10 citations

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