Aman Kakkar, M.D., FACC

“He was awesome made me feel comfortable and at ease right when he entered the room. I felt like I was in great hands. Highly recommended.”

- Chase // Cumming, GA

Recently, Dr. Kakkar has been awarded and recognized as:

Atlanta Top Doctor 2012-2018
Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Castle Connolly is America’s trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.

The Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award

The Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

The Patients’ Choice Award

Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Compassionate Doctor Certificate

Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.

About Dr. Kakkar:

A founding member of Heart and Vascular Care, Dr. Kakkar received his medical degree from the University of Delhi in New Delhi India. His internship and residency were spent at the New York Medical College. He completed his Cardiology Fellowship at the Louisiana State University followed by his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Dr. Kakkar is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Society of Coronary Angiography & Intervention. He has authored numerous articles in interventional cardiology and has received multiple awards nationally. He is board certified in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology. His expertise includes Interventional Cardiology, Coronary Angioplasty, Coronary Stents, Peripheral Arterial Stents and Pacemakers. He was appointed as the Director of the new Cardiac Cath Lab at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Dr. Kakkar pioneered coronary angioplasty and stenting at the Northside Forsyth Hospital and Northside Cherokee Hospital.

Dr. Kakkar is married with three children. He enjoys participating in community functions, traveling and spending time with his family.