Mahir Elder, MD
Cardiologist | Interventional Cardiology1660 Kingsway Ct Trenton MI, 48183
Dr. Mahir Elder is a cardiologist practicing in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Elder specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Elder also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
American University of the Caribbean
American Univ Of The Caribbean- Sch Of Med- Plymouth- Montserrat 1997
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Mahir Elder, MD's Expert Contributions
Clogged Arteries = Blocked Pipe
There are three major arteries, which supply blood to the heart. These arteries are very important to maintaining the proper function of the heart. Similar to pipes that carry water in a home, blood does not flow properly when there are blockages in these arteries. These blockages can lead...
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Faculty Titles & Positions
- Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine -
- Detroit Medical Center
Mahir Elder, MD's Practice location
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Get to know Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Mahir Elder, who serves patients throughout the State of Michigan.
A trusted interventional cardiologist, Dr. Elder has the expertise patients need to manage even the most complex heart conditions. At Heart & Vascular Institute in Dearborn, Detroit, and Southfield, Michigan, he specializes in minimally invasive procedures. His extensive medical background, including seven national board certifications, allows him to deliver exceptional care.
Aiming to treat each of his patients using the most advanced technology, he resolves a wide range of heart conditions with minimally invasive procedures, which often allow patients to recover more rapidly. He provides consistent, reliable care to patients throughout his community and is known for responding to patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. He also understands that health care coverage can play an important role in a patient’s outcome and offers his services to both insured and uninsured patients.
With a broad educational background, Dr. Elder graduated from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at Wayne State University, and two fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at Detroit Medical Center.
Distinguished as a Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI), the doctor is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
In addition to seeing patients at the Heart & Vascular Institute, he is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn, Beaumont Hospital, Taylor, Beaumont Hospital, Trenton, and Beaumont Hospital, Wayne.
A recognized expert in the field of cardiology, Dr. Elder has developed many clinical trials. Over the years, he has also performed research on endovascular procedures and complex vascular cases. He serves as an Assistant Clinical professor of Medicine at Wayne State University's School of Medicine, and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing.
Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart, as well as some parts of the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Cardiologists are doctors who diagnose, assess, and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system).
A highly requested speaker at international and national medical conferences, Dr. Elder was named Wayne State University School of Medicine's Teacher of the Year and Mentor of the Year, Crain's Healthcare Hero, Hour Magazine's Top Doctor, and has earned a People's Choice Award for Compassionate Doctor Recognition.
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