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Muaz M. Abudiab, MD is a doctor in Spokane, WA specializing in heart care, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography.

Muaz M. Abudiab, MD Providence-employed provider


Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease; Vascular Ultrasound; Nuclear Cardiology; Echocardiography; Cardiac CT

Patient Rating

4.5 / 5

122 W. 7th Ave.
Suite 450
Spokane, WA 99204
P: (509) 455-8820
F: (509) 838-4978

Providence Spokane Cardiology - North

212 E. Central Ave. Suite 240
Spokane, WA 99208
P: (509) 482-2025
F: (509) 482-2915

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  • Diagnostic Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Noninvasive Hemodynamics


Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX


Internal Medicine; Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN


Cardiovascular Diseases; Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale, AZ
Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging; Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center - Houston, TX



Abudiab M, Krause M, Fidler ME, Nath KA, Garovic VD, Norby SM. Differentiating Scleroderma Renal Crisis from Other Causes of Thrombotic Microangiopathy in a Postpartum Patient. Clinical Nephrology. 2013 Oct;80(4):293-7.

Abudiab M, Newman JS. Rounds in Motion. ACP Hospitalist. May 2012.

Abudiab M, Odunukan OW, Freeman WK. 95-Year-Old Woman With Sudden Onset Dyspnea. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2012 Jun; 87(6):603-6.

Odunukan O, Abudiab M, Sinak L. 48-Year-Old Man With Cough and Leg Swelling. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2012 Dec; 87(12):e105-8.

Abudiab MM, Redfield MM, Melenovsky V, Olson TP, Kass DA, Johnson BD, Borlaug BA. Cardiac output response to exercise in relation to metabolic demand in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. European Journal of Heart Failure. 2013 Jul; 15(7):776-85.

Abudiab M, Aijaz B, Konecny T, Kopecky SL, Squires RW, Thomas RJ, Allison TA. Use of Functional Aerobic Capacity Based on Stress Testing for Predicting Outcomes in Normal, Overweight, and Obese Patients. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2013 Dec; 88(12):1427-34.

Abudiab M, Unzek, S. Late Aminophylline Reversal of Regadenoson Stress Testing in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease. World J Nucl Med. 2014 May-Aug; 13(2): 142-143.

Hakim FA, Kransdorf E, Abudiab M, Sweeney JP. Paradoxical Coronary Embolism – A Rare Cause of Myocardial Infarction. Heart Views. 2014 Oct-Dec;15(4):124-6.

Konecny T, Geske J, Ludka O, Orban Marek, Brady P, Abudiab M, Albuquerque F, Placek, A, Kara T, Sahakyan K, Gersh B, Tajik A, Allison T, Ommen S, Somers V. Decreased Exercise Capacity and Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Chest. 2015 Jun;147(6):1574-81.

Abudiab M, Wilansky S, Lester SJ, Yousefzai R, Tyler R, Tajik AJ. Transient Apical Thickening Following Apical Ballooning Syndrome: A Case Series. Echocardiography. 2015 Nov;32(11):1723-7.

Abudiab MM, Van Woerkem RC. Inpatient Cardiology Consultation: Lessons Learned During Fellowship. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2015;66(2):199-201.

Hakim FA, Abudiab M, Sweeney JP. Anomalous Coronary Artery in a Transplanted Heart. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2016 Jan;28(1):46-8.

Tsang M, Abudiab MM, Ammash NM, Naqvi NZ, Edwards WD, Pellikka PA. Quadricuspid Aortic Valve: Characteristics, Associated Structural Cardiovascular Abnormalities, and Clinical Outcomes. Circulation. 2016 Jan 19;133(3):312-9.

Abudiab MM, McKay J, Deavers M, Zoghbi WA, Chang SM. Pannus of Mitral Valve Prosthesis Causing Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.(In Press)

Abudiab MM, Pandit A, Chaliki HP. Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Paradoxical Low Flow, Low Gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis Despite Preserved Ejection Fraction.(In Press)

Abudiab MM, Chebrolu LH, Schutt RC, Nagueh SF, Zoghbi WA. Doppler Echocardiography for the Estimation of Left Ventricular Filling Pressure in Patients with Mitral Annular Calcification.(In Press)

Andersen OS, Smiseth OA, Dokainish HA, Abudiab MM, et al. The Noninvasive Estimation of Left Ventricular Filling Pressure: A Multicentre Study.(Submitted)

Abudiab MM, Chao C, Mehdizadeh A, Naqvi TZ. Quantitation of Valve Regurgitation Severity by Three Dimensional Vena Contracta Area on Transesophageal Echocardiography Compared to Conventional Methods. (Submitted)

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography


Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments. These comments are the views and opinions of patients and are not endorsed by or necessarily reflect the views of Providence.

4.5 out of 5 (33 Ratings, 7 Comments)


First visit to this provider. Difficult to know if I could trust Dr. Abudiab with my care. First impressions were favorable.

Explained things well so I could understand even drawings.

Dr. Abudieb was very personable, knew exactly what was wrong, explained things to me and put me at ease. I think he is great and am so happy that I was referred to him!

I was referred to him from my primary doctor. Everything went very well for a first time visit.

do not understand waiting months to see a specialist

Very professional & competent.

generally happy with PCP. REFERRALS DON'T always get responded to. Spokane Cardiology was prompt and I obtained appointment in reasonable time frame for the concerns. as of this time I have not heard results of testing done.