Dr. Adrian Van Bakel, MD

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Dr. Adrian Van Bakel, MD

Cardiology | Male

135 RUTLEDGE ST, Charleston, SC 29425 Get Directions
(888) 792-4990

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Dr. Van Bakel specializes in Cardiology and practices in Charleston, SC. He practices at 5 locations.

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  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

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  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical University Of South Carolina
  • Residency Hospital
    Medical University Of South Carolina
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Medical University Of South Carolina
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of North Carolina
  • Other Education
    Ph.D. Awarded By University Of Louisville

    Completed in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • Continuous Aortic Flow Augmentation: A Pilot Study of Hemodynamic and Renal Responses to a Novel Percutaneous Intervention in Decompensated Heart Failure., 2005
    • Effects of conversion from cyclosporine to tacrolimus on left ventricular structure and function in cardiac allograft recipients., 2005
    • Silent Strokes in Patients with Heart Failure., 2005
    • Daclizumab to prevent rejection after cardiac transplantation.., 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Van Bakel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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