The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Welcomes Mahmoud Abdou, MD

Published: Monday, August 21, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital has a new cardiologist. Mahmoud Abdou, MD joined The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) today and is accepting patients at the practice’s Gainesville and Braselton locations.

            “Patients who need heart health services know expert care is available at The Heart Center of NGMC,” said Dr. Abdou.  “I’m excited to join this team of medical professionals who, from disease prevention to advanced treatment procedures, offer the latest, cutting-edge methods for treating advanced heart failure right here in northeast Georgia.”

            Dr. Abdou received his medical degree from Benghazi University School of Medicine in Benghazi, Libya.  He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, then completed an additional fellowship in Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.  He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and has served in many leadership and teaching roles serving medical students and residents. Dr. Abdou has also participated in a variety of research initiatives at Emory University School of Medicine.

            Learn more about Dr. Abdou, request an appointment and get driving directions by visiting or calling 770-534-2020.



The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is the largest cardiology practice in the region, with more than 30 physicians seeing patients at 13 locations: Blairsville, Braselton, Buford, Cumming, Clayton, Commerce, Dahlonega, Dawsonville, Demorest, Gainesville, Hamilton Mill, Lavonia and Winder.

Our cardiologists make sure your heart stays healthy by treating routine and complex conditions, and they lead new ideas about prevention and treatment through clinical research and trials.  They also form the core of the cardiac care team at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – which is rated Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital for the twelfth year in a row (Healthgrades®, CareChex®), and has hospital campuses in Gainesville, Braselton and Barrow.

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