Heart & Vascular Institute and there medical team obtain the skills and experience to properly diagnose and treat the hearts and vascular need of their patients. Cardiology is a specialty of medicine that concerns the disorders of the heart and some parts of the circulatory system. The cardiologists on staff at Heart & Vascular Institute treat and diagnose ailments of the heart such as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
Dr. Mahir Elder, MD, FACC, FSCAI is an accomplished Cardiologist on staff at the Heart & Vascular Institute. Being in the field of cardiology with 23 years’ experience, Dr. Elder has experience with Coronary Intervention, treatment of acute heart attacks, treatments of both submassive & massive pulmonary embolisms. In which he studied for in a designated program called PERT Pulmonary Embolism Responsive Team, and Peripheral artery disease. Additionally, Dr. Elder has performed extensive research on endovascular procedures and complex vascular cases making him a highly requested speaker at international and national medical conferences.
To advance into the realm of Cardiology, Dr. Elder attended medical school at the American University earning his Medical Degree. After medical school he completed his residency and participated in and internship at Wayne State of Detroit, Michigan. His involvement in his practice has honored him with awards like 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.