Introducing “What We Do” Wednesdays on the Heart Blog! At First Coast Cardiovascular Institute, our patients are family. That’s why we want you to get to know the team caring for you. Every Wednesday, we’ll spotlight a different provider, service or initiative to share with you. This week, get to know our team of electrophysiologists.
Satish Goel, MD
After living in Jacksonville for more than 10 years, Dr. Satish Goel certainly has a commitment to the health of the First Coast community. Dr. Goel joined First Coast Cardiovascular Institute in May 2013, specializing in general cardiology and electrophysiology. He brings over a decade of experience to the FCCI team.
Dr. Goel completed his Doctor of Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Science in Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India. He soon after completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y. Dr. Goel was elected as a Fellow in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Montefiore Medical Center directly after his fellowship.
Morhaf Ibrahim, MD
Dr. Ibrahim graduated from the University of Damascus in Syria. He then completed his residency in Houston at the University of Texas. He was fascinated about the field of cardiology and decided to complete his training in Cardiology at the University of South Alabama where he served as a Chief Cardiology Fellow. He then completed his fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Florida Jacksonville and Mayo Clinic Jacksonville.
Dr. Ibrahim believes physicians should be the advocate for his patients, treating them as if they are a part of their family. He thinks that patient-physician relationship should be built upon mutual trust. When not at work, Dr. Ibrahim spends his time with his wife and two children.
What is an Electrophysiologist?
An Electrophysiologist specializes in abnormal heart rhythms. An Electrophysiologist is likely to see patients who have the following :
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Heart Palpitations
- Atrial Flutter
- Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
- Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)