Cardiologist: May Bakir, MD | Loyola Medicine

May Bakir, MD


Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Women's Heart Program

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic,Spanish (intermediate)

Clinical Expertise

  • Imaging Of Cardiac Diseases
  • Lipid Abnormality
  • Pregnancy With Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Treatment After Heart Attack
  • Women's Heart Disease

About Dr. Bakir


Dr. Bakir completed her fellowship in cardiology from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. She is trained in the various cardiac imaging modalities, and while she treats both men and women, she has done additional training specializing in women’s cardiovascular disease. Dr. Bakir was awarded the Constance A. Austin Grant which allowed her to complete a specialized combined clinical and research fellowship studying women’s cardiovascular disease at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.


Medical Education

Medical School
Ross University School of Medicine, West Indies
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital - Internal Medicine
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty, Cardiology