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Fredy H. El Sakr, MD

Fredy H. El Sakr, MDFredy El Sakr, MD

Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Fredy El Sakr knows firsthand how heart disease can affect families, as his father suffered a heart attack. This personal experience inspires Dr. El Sakr’s practice, and he treats his patients as he would his own family, often in their time of greatest need. He believes in being closely engaged with his patients and he strives to provide them with the highest level of care. Dr. El Sakr provides state-of-the-art care for patients with even the most complex conditions.

Dr. El Sakr is board certified in cardiovascular medicine. His clinical interests include coronary artery disease, structural heart disease including aortic valve disease and mitral valve disease. Dr. El Sakr specializes in complex coronary artery disease, treatment of aortic stenosis (transcatheter aortic valve replacement/ TAVR), and the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MitraClip). In his free time, Dr. El Sakr enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and their son. He also enjoys playing sports such as basketball, as well as watching both professional and college sports.


  • Doctor of Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Fellowship, Clinical Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Board Certified, Cardiovascular Medicine, Interventional Cardiology (Board Eligible) and Internal Medicine
  • Member, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, Gold Humanism Honor Society

Awards and Honors

  • Matthew Allen Lewis Award (Outstanding Patient Care and Mastery of Science of Medicine – Northeast Ohio Medical University)
  • Cardiovascular Center Clinical Value Innovation Challenge Finalist, 2016
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2011
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2011


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