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Dr. Abdul Chughtai, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Chughtai

Broadlawns Medical Center

1801 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50314

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Abdul Chughtai, MD is a cardiology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Liaquat University Of Medical Health Sciences in 1967 and specializes in cardiology.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Friendly staff . Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews

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Dr. Chughtai accepts the following insurance:

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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Dr. Chughtai's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 91% of his peers

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

Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Chest Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chughtai treats Chest Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Chughtai treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

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 intern...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

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

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