Dr. Bjarki Olafsson, MD

Dr. Bjarki Olafsson, MD

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Age 64
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Dr. Bjarki Olafsson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Iceland, Faculty Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiology.

4230 Harding Pike Ste 330

Nashville, TN 37205

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Olafsson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olafsson treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Olafsson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olafsson treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Olafsson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olafsson treats Vascular Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Olafsson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Olafsson's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
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)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
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
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bjarki Olafsson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Iceland, Faculty Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • Nc Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    North Carolina Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1980
    University Hospital Iceland
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    University Of Iceland, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1979

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • ACL/Bristol Laboratories Award, 1987

Dr. Olafsson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olafsson

4.6

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Our first encounter with Dr. Olafsson was 24 years ago & he now sees multiple family members. He is extremely knowledgeable & takes all the time he needs to with you. You could not ask for a better cardiologist!
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Was having a major problem had seen Olafsson on a previous occasion and was scheduled for another appointment on March 30, 2015. My condition worsened. I requested to see him early because of my problem. Olafsson REFUSED to see me early told me to come in as scheduled. Decided to go to office a...Read More
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Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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