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Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute provides heart care that is personal, professional, compassionate and comprehensive. Our team of top board-certified cardiologists are renowned and recognized for ground-breaking research, cardiac expertise, industry leadership and compassionate patient visits.

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Located in Braselton, Lawrenceville, and Midtown Atlanta. Coming soon to Canton, Cumming, Holly Springs, Sandy Springs, Barfield and Sandy Springs, Hammond.



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Dr. Fredy El Sakr

Fredy H. El Sakr, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiology

Fredy H. El Sakr, MD, FACC

Dr. Fredy El Sakr knows firsthand how heart disease can affect families, as his father suffered a heart attack. This personal experience inspires Dr. El Sakr’s practice, and he treats his patients as he would his own family, often in their time of greatest need. He believes in being closely engaged with his patients and he strives to provide them with the highest level of care. Dr. El Sakr provides state-of-the-art care for patients with even the most complex conditions.

Dr. El Sakr is board certified in cardiovascular medicine. His clinical interests include coronary artery disease, structural heart disease including aortic valve disease and mitral valve disease. Dr. El Sakr specializes in complex coronary artery disease, treatment of aortic stenosis (transcatheter aortic valve replacement/ TAVR), and the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MitraClip). In his free time, Dr. El Sakr enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and their son. He also enjoys playing sports such as basketball, as well as watching both professional and college sports.

Specialty
Interventional Cardiology
Awards & Honors
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2011; Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2011; Cardiovascular Center Clinical Value Innovation Challenge Finalist, 2016; Matthew Allen Lewis Award (Outstanding Patient Care and Mastery of Science of Medicine – Northeast Ohio Medical University)
Training

Doctor of Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Fellowship, Clinical Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Board Certified, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology (Board Eligible) and Internal Medicine

Member, American College of Cardiology

Member, Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interventional Cardiology

Meet the other interventional cardiologists with Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute.
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Allison Dupont, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Andrew Yen, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Christopher Leach, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Cindy L. Grines, MD, MSCAI, FACC
Chief Scientific Officer
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Henry Liberman, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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J. Jeffrey Marshall, MD, MSCAI, FACC
Chief, Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute
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Mark E. Leimbach, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
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Pradyumna “Prad” Tummala, MD, FSCAI, FACC
Cardiology Section Chief, Northside Hospitals