Dr. Bassam G. Wanna M.D.
Cardiac Electrophysiologist | Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Dr. Bassam Wanna is a Cardiac Electrophysicist practicing in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Wanna performs testing procedures on patients hearts electrical system in order to assess timing and abnormalities associated with electrical activities of the heart. Adult Cardiac Electrophysiologists are trained to treat irregular heartbeats, and carry out electrophysiology studies or ablations.
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