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Said Bechara Iskandar, MD, FACP, FACC

  • Has been practicing cardiology since 2007
  • Co-owner of Halifax Heart Center
  • Specializes in general cardiology, including:
    • prevention
    • clinical evaluation
    • non-invasive diagnostic testing (EKG, Holter Monitor, Echocardiograms, Treadmill and Nuclear Stress Tests, etc.)
    • IVC Filter
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization (over 2,500 performed)
    • Pacemaker and Defibrillator Insertion (over 350 performed)
  • Languages Spoken: English, French, and Arabic

+ Education and Training

  • MD 2000 Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut Lebanon
  • 2001-2004 Internal Medicine, Internship & Residency (Chief Resident) East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • 2004-2007 Cardiology Fellowship (Chief Cardiac Fellow) East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

+ Certifications

  • Lebanese Baccalaureate in Experimental Sciences
  • Medical Doctor degree: Lebanese diploma
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Board Certified in Cardiac Nuclear Medicine
  • Board Certified in Echocardiography
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

+ Affiliations

  • Active Medical Staff at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital

+ Appointments

  • Vice President, Halifax Heart Center
  • Medical Director of Non- Invasive Cardiology Services, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital