Dr. Bjarki Olafsson, MD

Dr. Bjarki Olafsson, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 63
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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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Olafsson'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*

54  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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • ACL/Bristol Laboratories Award, 1987
Media & Publications

Dr. Olafsson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olafsson's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olafsson to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Olafsson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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