Dr. Abdul Chughtai, MD

Dr. Abdul Chughtai, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(3)
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Dr. Abdul Chughtai, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Des Moines, IA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

1801 Hickman Rd

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 282-2200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Chughtai performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chughtai "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."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Liaquat University Of Medical Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Wheeling Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Martland Hospital Cmdnj Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Albany Va Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chughtai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chughtai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chughtai to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Chughtai's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chughtai accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 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
    Wellmark

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Hospitals where Dr. Chughtai has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Broadlawns Medical Center
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA 50314
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