Dr. Brian Chesnie, MD

Dr. Brian Chesnie, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Brian Chesnie, MD is a cardiology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from McMaster University in 1976 and specializes in cardiology and clinical lipidology.

1501 Superior Ave Ste 212

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

(949) 574-4953

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Murmur
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Chesnie'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chesnie "Dr. Chesnie has provided excellence of care and compassion to the patients of Orange County for 30 years. He is in his own solo practice, which is a rare treasure to find in this era. He is a Toronto and Harvard trained cardiologist with board certification from the Royal College of Physician of Canada as well as the American College of Physicians. Dr. Chesnie brought and established the electrophysiology programs here in southern California and therefore has a deep understanding of managing arr"

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia


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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • York University Toronto
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • McMaster University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Toronto Gen Hosp/Mt Sinai Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Toronto General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Toronto Gen Hosp/Mt Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Harvard Brigham Womens Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chesnie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chesnie's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chesnie to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chesnie's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had a terrible experience with Dr. Chesnie. He was rude and uncaring.
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Dr Chesnie is a very caring and extremely knowledgeable cardiologist. I know my health and my heart are in good hands. Being a health care professional, myself, it is very important to me that I have a doctor I trust, can be educated from, and I feel has my best interest at heart. Thank you, Dr...more
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Great Doctor - caring, compassionate and smart!
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