Dr. Arvind K. Sharma, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 49

5325 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
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Hospital Quality

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Heartland Regional Medical Center
5325 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
Northwest Medical Center
705 North College Street
Albany, MO 64402

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Heartland Reg Med Ctr Crdlgy
Heartland Reg Med Ctr Crdlgy
5325 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
Heartland Cardiovascular Cnslts
Heartland Cardiovascular Cnslts
5514 Corporate Dr Suite 150
Saint Joseph, MO 64507
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    Dr. Sharma's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 2003
    • Internal Medicine, 2000
    • Interventional Cardiology, 2007
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    • Biopsy
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Sharma

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Fiji Medical Association Prize for Highest Marks, 1986
    • Dr. E. Nuqui and Dr. Karam's Singh's Prize for Highest Marks, 1986
    • Dr. Michael Flynn's Prize in Medicine, 1988
    • Westpac Banking Corporation Elective Award in Cardiology, 1989
    • Honorary Clinical Tutor, 1995,96
    • Dr. Balgovind's Prize In Community Medicine, 1989
    • Queens Medical Center Outstanding Resident Physician Award, 1999-2000
    • Johnson and Johnson Shield
    • Major Non-Cardiac Surgery Following Coronary Stenting: When Is It Safe To Operate?
    • Unexplained Troponin-I Elevation in Patients with Increased Left Ventricular Mass., 2003
    • Does Peri-Procedural Creatine Kinase Release Predict Adverse Outcomes After Intracoronary Radiation Therapy For In-Stent Restenosis?, 2003
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Fiji Sch Med

    Internship Hospital

    Colonial War Memorial Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Washington Hosp
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sharma & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sharma's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Sharma has admitting privileges:

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    • Heartland Regional Medical Center

    • Northwest Medical Center

    • Cameron Regional Medical Center

    • Harrison County Community Hospital

    • Saint Francis Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sharma

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Sharma's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sharma
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sharma accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Heartland Reg Med Ctr Crdlgy
    5325 Faraon St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816) 271-6000 (Office)
    B
    Heartland Cardiovascular Cnslts
    5514 Corporate Dr Suite 150
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816) 271-1221 (Office)
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