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Stephen Bakir, MD, FACC

Stephen Bakir, MD, FACC

Cardiovascular Associates
3980 Colonnade Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243

Cardiovascular Associates
83825 Highway 9
Ashland, AL 36251

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Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
89 Ratings

ABOUT Stephen Bakir

Dr. Steve Bakir is a highly experienced Interventional Cardiologist with a special interest in Valve Disease and Structural Heart Interventions. He also manages complex coronary artery disease and peripheral vascular disease.  He received his Medical Degree from Emory University School of Medicine and undertook his Cardiology Fellowship and his Interventional and Structural Heart training at the same renowned institution.

Dr. Bakir is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Society of Internal Medicine.  He was the recipient of numerous honors and awards during his training, including being the Chief Fellow at UAB.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology.  Dr. Bakir was also a clinical instructor at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He is widely published and has lectured on various cardiology topics at many scientific annual meetings.

Dr. Bakir joined the private practice of CVA in 2002 and sees patients at the Colonnade Parkway office. He is accepting patients with the need for complex aortic and mitral valve disease and other structural heart disorders, coronary artery disease and patients with general cardiology conditions. He performs procedures at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center and Grandview Medical Center.

Special Interests

  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
  • Coronary Artery Disease and Intervention
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Valve Disorders
  • Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Forames Ovale
  • Cryptogenic Stroke
  • General Cardiology


  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Interventional Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Meet Doctor Bakir

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Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jan 1, 2020
*Dr. Bakir is a great doctor. I have total trust and confidence in him. I have been his patient for 6 years.
Dec 30, 2019
Always very good.
Dec 28, 2019
Great doctor, wonderful bedside manner
Dec 22, 2019
Extremely pleased
Dec 22, 2019
I love him to death and he is an awesome physician.
Dec 22, 2019
Very pleased
Dec 22, 2019
I have recommended this group to many friends and family.
Dec 22, 2019
Never any problem
Dec 9, 2019
There is always a long wait time
Dec 9, 2019
There were no really bad experiences. My only problem is location. My husband and I travel 100+ miles to see Dr Bakir
Dec 9, 2019
Staff was very good to us
Dec 9, 2019
Good experience this day
Dec 9, 2019
Good - they work together on decisions.
Dec 1, 2019
The staff have been excellent from the time I made my first appointment. I have never had a negative experience.
Dec 1, 2019
My visit was with *Dr. Stephen Bakir. I have complete faith and trust in him. He is an excellent doctor. He takes time with you and explains things where you understand them.
Dec 1, 2019
My visits were handled in a timely manner. The staff has always been professional.
Dec 1, 2019
All of the nurses and medical staff have treated me very good.
Dec 1, 2019
I had no bad experiences I will gladly recommend your practice to others.
Dec 1, 2019
Nov 6, 2019
I have always received excellent care.
Oct 21, 2019
*Dr. Bakir always sits and talks to you at length about your heart and vascular system. It take him a bit more time to see patients because he doesn't hurry you. HE IS WELL WORTH THE WAIT.
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