Malick G Islam, MD| Electrophysiology | MedStar Health

Malick G Islam, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (317 reviews)

Specialties: Electrophysiology

Languages: English

About me

Malick Islam, MD is a cardiac electrophysiologist practicing at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. He is board certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Dr. Islam is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society.

Dr. Islam specializes in treating patients with a wide spectrum of heart rhythm disorders including atrial fibrillation (AFib), supraventricular tachycardias (SVT), ventricular tachycardias (VT), and heart block. In addition, he specializes in left atrial appendage occlusion with watchman. He is particularly interested in the management of complex atrial arrhythmias. He strives to learn new techniques and implement the latest technology in his EP practice.

He is the former medical director for cardiac electrophysiology with Beebe healthcare in Lewes, Delaware and spearheaded the implementation of multiple new programs within the cardiac EP department.

“The heart is the most vital organ in our body, and I understand the fear that patients have surrounding any heart procedure. I try my utmost with every patient interaction to not only put the patient at ease, but also to empower them with the knowledge of what their heart disease is and how we will treat it together, as a team.”

Clinical areas of focus

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Heart Racing
  • Implantable Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker
  • Palpitations
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia
  • Watchman Device Implantation
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Anomalous Atrioventricular Excitation
  • Arrhythmias During Pregnancy
  • Arrhythmias In Adults With Congenital Heart Diseases
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Reentrant Tachycardia
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Channelopathies
  • Cardiac Conduction Defects
  • Cardiac Device Infection
  • Cardiac Device Malfunction
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Complete Atrioventricular Block
  • Complex Arrhythmia
  • Conduction Defects
  • Familial Arrhythmias
  • Family History Of Sudden Cardiac Death
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Racing
  • Lead Malfunction
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Long Qt Syndrome
  • Lown Ganong Levine Syndrome
  • Pacemaker Infection
  • Pacemaker Malfunction
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Pre Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Presyncope
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Short Qt Syndrome
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinoatrial Node Dysfunction
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Trifascicular Block
  • Type 1 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
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Procedures I perform

  • 4D Flow Mri
  • Ablation Arrhythmogenic Focus
  • Ablation Av Node
  • Ablation For Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ablation For Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Cryoablation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM)
  • Cardiac Device Implant
  • Cardiac Devices
  • Cardiac Implantable Device Replacement
  • Cardiac Mapping
  • Cardioversion
  • Convergent Procedure
  • Defibrillator Malfunction
  • Holter Monitor
  • Implantable Cardiac Monitor Procedure
  • Implantable Defibrillator
  • Intracardiac Catheter Ablation
  • Intravenous Lead Extraction
  • Lariat Procedure
  • Laser Lead Extraction
  • Lead Extraction
  • Loop Recorder
  • Pacemaker
  • Pacemaker And Icd Interrogation
  • Pacemaker Placement
  • Pulmonary Vein Isolation
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
  • Remote Cardiac Device Monitoring
  • Replacement Of Defibrillator
  • Resynchronization Therapy
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transvenous Lead Extraction
  • Watchman Device Implantation
  • Wearable Defibrillator
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Practice locations

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3300 North Calvert Street
Floor 1
Baltimore, MD, 21218


Fax 410-554-6534

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    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
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    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Kaiser Select
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • United Golden Rule
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
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    • United Choice Plus
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Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Fellowship Program: Baystate Medical Center (2016)

Fellowship Program: Saint Louis University Hospital (2015)

Residency Program: University of Louisville Hospital (2012)

Medical School: Baqai Medical College (2007)

Medical School: Aga Khan Medical College (2005)

Ratings and reviews

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  • Feb 8, 2024


  • Jan 25, 2024

    Dr Islam was great. He was informative, patient and kind.

  • Jan 25, 2024

    Already recommended someone