Dr. John Hakim

Cardiology
waldorf, MD
30 years experience male

Locations

Office

Clinton, MD

Address

7501 Surratts Rd #302, Clinton, MD
Directions

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Railroad Medicare

Office

waldorf, MD

Office

dunkirk, MD

About

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Cardiology

Doctor Q&A

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A female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Ao : Ao stands for aorta. Pfo is patent foramen ovale. The rtd could be the outflow track diameter or the right ventricle diameter. A right ventricle dia... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Usually : Usually heart palpitations are ectopic beats of the heart. The heart rhythm and electricity tends to follow a standard path from sa node to av node t... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Pacemaker : Pacemaker is minor surgery. Recovery time is one day in hospital and a few days at home. It is not major at all.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
To : To my knowledge herpes and antivirals do not effect fertility. However, alot of other std's like chlamydia can effect fertility. So would have yourse... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Unusual: Amlodipine or calcium channel blockers cause edema. It would be very unusual for metformin to cause leg edema. If you have leg edema with your diabe... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Hard to tell: it is very hard to tell without photos. Even with photos would be guessing. You need to provide more data. would want to know if you have high hemoglo... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Is it broke: there are two sides of wrist. ulnar side and radial side. YOu may he a broken bone. You need to have it looked at and and an x ray.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
No: peanuts will not raise cholesteerol. they are fattening and it sounds like too much salt.
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Your : Your problem could be any number of things. First of all you are hypotensive and anemic. Both of these things can make you weak. I would start by ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Past : Past exposure to herpes, means the person has herpes. You either have type one or type 2. In the usa about one in 5 people have herpes antibodies. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Get : Get the blood pressure under control before you get the angiogram done.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Positional : Positional atrial fib is a new thing. There is paroxysmal atrial fibrillation that comes and goes for various reasons. You might have an atrial myxo... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Does not look right: The spread between the systolic and diasolic is only 8 mm Hg. I think you are measuring your bp incorrectly.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
Heart beat in stomac: this may be abdominal aortic aneurysm or mass in your belly. Ask for an ultrasound of your belly or ask for a CT of your belly.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
It depends on drug: Some beta blockers are selective to beta 2 and will not effect lungs. Some beta blockers are non selective. You want a beta blocker that is selecti... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
I : I would get checkeed for herpes. It my be nothing. But the location of the bump on the edge of the lip is a common location for herpes infection. I... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
You : You probably have herpes. It is very easy to get herpes and it is very contageous and sexually transmitted. You usually get it from oral or vaginal ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
This : This sharp pain on the left side of chest could be from your lungs, heart or mediastinum. It is possible that it is lung cancer or pulmonary embolism... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hakim
Cardiology 30 years experience
It : It sounds like you had a stent put in your heart. You can get scar tissue around the stent or in stent scar tissue. It is possible for this to cause... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
I have worked with many cardiologists. I truly believe that Dr. Hakim is one the absolute best available. He truly cares about each one of his patients. Dr. Hakim goes above and beyond the call of ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hakim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hakim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Awards

on time physcian award, vitals.com
compassionate physcian award, vitals.com
Heart Scholar, American Heart Association

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Angiology
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