Dr. Brian Beard, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Beard
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Heart and Vascular Center - the University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus

600 SW COLLEGE AVE Topeka, KS 66606

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(785) 233-9643

Dr. Brian Beard, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Topeka, KS and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Beard has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Electrophysiology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Iowa College of Medicine medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with medical facilities Nemaha Valley Community Hospital and Stormont Vail Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Beard to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Beard accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Beard

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Beard treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Beard treats other conditions, please contact the office at (785) 233-9643.

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 89% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Arrhythmias more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Atrial Flutter more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Hypertension more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 84% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Beard performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Beard performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Beard performs this procedure more than 75% of their peers

Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.Compare with other Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 54% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Septal Defect more than 69% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 69% of their peers

Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Beard treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 40% of their peers

Dr. Beard treats this condition more than 40% of their peers

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Dr. Beard's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. Beard's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Beard, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Topeka, KS and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Beard has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Electrophysiology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Iowa College of Medicine medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with medical facilities Nemaha Valley Community Hospital and Stormont Vail Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Beard to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Wright Patterson AFB Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1999
Wilford Hall U S A F Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Wright Patterson AFB Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1992
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Practice

Heart and Vascular Center - the University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus600 SW COLLEGE AVE Topeka, KS 66606
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Nemaha Valley Community Hospital

Seneca, KS

91% Patient experience rating, 22% higher than the national average

Stormont Vail Hospital

Topeka, KS

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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