Dr. Atul Chawla, MD

Dr. Atul Chawla, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
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Dr. Atul Chawla, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

5880 University Ave

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 633-3600

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chawla "Dr. Chawla holds a medical degree from Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India. He then completed an internship at the college, followed by a residency and cardiology fellowship at Creighton University in Omaha. He was named chief fellow for the 1999-2000 year. Dr. Chawla recently completed an interventional cardiology fellowship at Iowa Heart Center. Dr. Chawla s professional interests include interventional cardiology - performing coronary and peripheral angioplasty, stent placements and other catheterization procedures. He is board certified in general and interventional cardiology. Dr. Chawla offers outpatient appointments at Iowa Heart Center's West University clinic in West Des Moines, and staffs the catheterization lab at Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Creighton University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chawla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chawla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chawla to family and friends
2.5
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Chawla's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Very nice and friendly
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Dr. Chawla accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
    Health Net POS
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Chawla has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Dallas County Hospital
610 10th St
Perry, IA 50220
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