Dr. Abdul Chughtai, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 76
  
Dr. Chughtai
Accepting new patients

Iowa Heart Center at Laurel

411 Laurel St Ste A250 Des Moines, IA 50314

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(515) 235-5000

Dr. Abdul Chughtai, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Des Moines, IA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Chughtai has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Liaquat Med Coll medical school in 1967. He is affiliated with medical facilities Broadlawns Medical Center and Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Chughtai to book an appointment.


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Dr. Chughtai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net POS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select
Wellmark

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Chughtai

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Chughtai treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Chughtai treats other conditions, please contact the office at (515) 235-5000.

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 47% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Murmur
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Heart Murmur more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Chughtai treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Arrhythmias more than 56% of their peers

Dr. Chughtai treats this condition more than 56% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Chughtai treats this condition more than 53% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Heart Disease more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Chughtai treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Heart Palpitations more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Chughtai treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Chughtai treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Check Dr. Chughtai's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Chughtai's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Abdul Chughtai has practiced cardiology in Des Moines for more than 30 years. Dr. Chughtai received a medical degree from Liaquat Medical College in Jamshoro, Pakistan. He then completed two years of internships in Pakistan, followed by an internal medicine internship at Wheeling Hospital in West Virginia. He served a residency at the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry, and a cardiology fellowship at the Albany Medical Center in New York. Dr. Chughtai began practicing with Midwest Cardiology, P.C. in 1977; the practice joined Iowa Heart Center in 2001. He is board certified in both general and interventional cardiology, and currently practices at Iowa Heart Center's Laurel office at Mercy Medical Center and our office in Ames.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1975
Albany VA Medical Center - Samuel S Stratton
Fellowship Hospital
1973
Martland Hosp-CMDNJ Newark
Residency Hospital
1971
Wheeling Hosp
Internship Hospital
1967
Liaquat Med Coll
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Iowa Heart Center at Laurel

Iowa Heart Center at Laurel411 Laurel St Ste A250 Des Moines, IA 50314
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Broadlawns Medical Center

Broadlawns Medical Center1801 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50314
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Broadlawns Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

Des Moines, IA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

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