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Meet Our Physicians
Amna Ahmed, M.D.
Issam Al-Bitar, M.D.
Rohit Amin, M.D.
Brent Chapman, M.D.
Jason Foreman, DO, MPH
Keith Golden, M.D.
Mark Grise, M.D.
Vishal Gujral, M.D.
Dennis Incorvati, DO
Charles Mayes, Jr., M.D.
Kerry Paape, M.D.
Stephen R. Phlaum, M.D.
Balraj Singh, M.D.
Paul Tamburro, M.D.
James Williams, M.D.
James Williams, M.D.
Charles Wyatt, M.D.
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Issam Al-Bitar, M.D.
Interventional Cardiology
Board Certified

Sacred Heart Cardiology, a part of Sacred Heart Medical Group

Issam Al-Bitar, M.D.

Medical Education
Dr. Issam Al-Bitar is an interventional cardiologist who graduated medical school with the highest honors in his class at Damascus University School of Medicine in Damascus, Syria. He performed his residency training in internal medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and served as chief resident from 1983-1984. He completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and did an extra year of training in interventional cardiology, angioplasty and nuclear cardiology imaging in Wisconsin. Dr. Al-Bitar has been practicing interventional cardiology medicine for over 20 years.

Medical Interests
Dr. Al-Bitarís professional interests include interventional procedures to restore blood flow to the heart. He has extensive training in nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology. Common procedures Dr. Al-Bitar performs include cardiac catheterizations, balloon angioplasty and stenting, roto-ablations, stress testing, echocardiography, and the installation of pace makers. He enjoys interacting with his patients and improving their cardiac health and lifestyle. Dr. Al-Bitar is board-certified in internal medicine, general cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology.

In his spare time, Dr. Al-Bitar enjoys his family life. He also likes to travel and play tennis.

Sacred Heart Hospital
5151 N. Ninth Ave., Suite 200
Pensacola, FL 32504

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