Kamal Sakina

Sakina Kamal, MD, FACP, FACC

Board Certified Internal Medicine 1989
Board Certified in Clinical Cardiology 1992
Board Certified Interventional Cardiology 1993

Dr. Sakina Kamal did her initial Medical training from Loyola University and Hines VA hospital. After certification in Internal Medicine, She completed her cardiology fellowship at University of Illinois Hospital Chicago and Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois. She obtained additional Interventional Cardiology training and certification at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago in 1992. Dr. Sakina Kamal has been a practicing clinical and Interventional cardiology in Alabama since 1992. Her major focus interest has been prevention and intervention for Coronary Heart Disease, Peripheral Heart Disease, Atherosclerosis and medical management of Congestive Heart Failure.

Dr. Sakina Kamal is certified and experienced in the following procedures:

  • Trans thoracic and Trans esophageal echocardiography
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Direct Cardio versions
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Complete Right and Left Heart Catherizations/
    Coronary Angiography
  • Balloon Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Aortography (Thoracic and Abdominal)
  • Coronary Balloon Atherectomy
  • Renal Arteriorgraphy and Renal Interventions
  • Peripheral Arteriorgraphy and Interventions
  • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
  • Temporary Pacemaker Placement
  • AICD Implantation


Khan SA, Thakkar J, Bushnell D, Loeb HS: Insensitivity of Dipyridamole Thallium 201 Imaging after oral Dipyridamole for detection of myocardial ischemia. Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Supplement A) 13: 1812A, February 1989.

Kamal SA, Ferguson AG, Englemann GL, Samarel AM: Verapamil-induced contractile arrest accelerates Myofibrillar Protein degradation in cultured neonatal rat myocytes. Abstract presented at the September 1991 Hypertension Meeting and at the American Society for Cell Biology National Meetings, December 1991.


Samarel AM, Spragia L, Maloney V, Kamal SA, Englemann GL: Contractile arrest accelerates Myosin Heavy Chain degradation in cultured neonatal rat ventricular myocytes. Submitted to the American Journal of Cell Physiology - Cell Biology, January 1992. Accepted for publication.