Dr. Amir Cheema, MD

Dr. Amir Cheema, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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47 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Amir Cheema, MD is a cardiology specialist in Effingham, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in cardiology.

Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, Ltd.

503 N Maple St

Effingham, IL 62401
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Cheema's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  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 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
  • 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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10  Procedures

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

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheema to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Cheema's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

As a family member of a recent cardiology patient, I finally had the nurses station page Dr. Cheema, because he stopped by my father’s room at 9 or 9:30 pm. By that time, all family had gone home and my father’s medications caused him to be confused and forgetful. In my conversation with him in...more
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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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