Dr. Amir Cheema, MD

Dr. Amir Cheema, MD

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Cardiology  |  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Amir Cheema, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Effingham, IL. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Cheema is affiliated with HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese, HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Highland, HSHS Holy Family Hospital, HSHS St. Mary's Hospital, HSHS St. John's Hospital, HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital and HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital.

Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, Ltd.

503 N Maple St

Effingham, IL 62401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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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*
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Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Nishtar Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Maimonides Med Ctr/Coney Island Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheema's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheema to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Cheema'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
Patient Comments (1)
Flora |
Dr, Cheema is a very thorough and caring doctor. He is very good at explaining everything in terms we can understand. He is very pleasant and answers your questions readily. He is definitely a 5 star doctor.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cheema accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cheema has admitting privileges

HSHS St. John's Hospital
800 East Carpenter Street
Springfield, IL 62769
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HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital
211 S 3rd St
Belleville, IL 62220
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HSHS Holy Family Hospital
200 Health Care Dr
Greenville, IL 62246
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HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese
9515 Holy Cross Ln
Breese, IL 62230
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HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Highland
12866 Troxler Avenue
Highland, IL 62249
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HSHS St. Mary's Hospital
1800 E Lake Shore Dr
Decatur, IL 62521
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HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital
503 N Maple St
Effingham, IL 62401
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