Dr. Chandra Polam, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 72

Cardiology

Dr. Chandra Polam, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Blawnox, PA and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Polam has extensive experience in Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. He graduated from Sri Venkatesvara MC, Tirupati medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, winner of the Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award and others. He is also affiliated with Forbes Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Chandra Polam, MD

Angelo Constantino MD MPH

121 Freeport Rd Ste 200 Blawnox, PA 15238 ()
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Polam is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret Pittsburgh, a highly rated hospital.

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    America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Polam

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Polam treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Polam treats other conditions, please contact the office at (412) 784-7180.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

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

Dr. Polam is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
Cardioversion, Elective
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Dr. Polam's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(412) 784-7180

Dr. Polam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

Dr. Polam's Reviews

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He is an extremely thorough dr with a very pleasant disposition. I do not trust any other Drs opinions except for his.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Chandra Polam, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Blawnox, PA and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Polam has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

St. Francis Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1974
Sri Venkatesvara MC, Tirupati
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Chandra Polam, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Chandra Polam, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Polam frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Polam specializes.

Where is Dr. Chandra Polam, MD's office located?

Dr. Polam's office is located at 121 Freeport Rd Ste 200, Blawnox, PA 15238. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Chandra Polam, MD speak?

Dr. Polam speaks Hindi and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Chandra Polam, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

Angelo Constantino MD MPH

Angelo Constantino MD MPH121 Freeport Rd Ste 200 Blawnox, PA 15238
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Polam is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital

Greensburg, PA

59% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Forbes Hospital

Monroeville, PA

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA

79% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

UPMC St. Margaret

Pittsburgh, PA

78% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)