Alkhawam Joins Cardiology Specialists

Jan 14, 2023 at 01:18 pm by kbarrettalley

Hassan Alkhawam, MD

Hassan Alkhawam, MD has joined Cardiology Specialists of Birmingham at Ascension St. Vincent’s. He earned his medical degree at Cairo University and performed his residency at Mount Sinai Elmhurst before doing a fellowship at St. Louis University School of Medicine and UAB Hospital.

Alkhawam specializes in interventional and structural cardiology and is one of only a handful of physicians in the state with extensive structural cardiology training. This is a relatively new field the utilizes the least invasive treatment options for many patients, including percutaneous closure of the left atrial appendage (using the Watchman and Amulet devices), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), aortic/mitral/tricuspid valve in valve replacement, transcatheter mitral valve edge-to-edge repair (MitraClip), PFO and ASD closure, and treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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