Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD

Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD

Interventional CardiologyMale

Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD is a Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Charleston, SC and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wake Forest U, School of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with MUSC Health University Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

MUSC Health Ashley River Tower

MUSC Health Ashley River Tower25 Courtenay Dr Charleston, SC 29425
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Nielsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nielsen treats Heart Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nielsen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nielsen performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Nielsen performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nielsen performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Nielsen performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Rotational Atherectomy

Dr. Nielsen's conditions and procedures:

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombolysis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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Dr. Nielsen accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD is a Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Charleston, SC and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1993
Medical University of South Carolina Medical Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Medical University of South Carolina Medical Ctr
Residency Hospital
1991
Medical University of South Carolina Medical Ctr
Internship Hospital
1990
Wake Forest U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Alcohol Septal Ablation for Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy., 2003
  • Nonsurgical septal reduction therapy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: short-term results in 50 consecutive procedures., 2003
  • Building a Computed Tomography Cardiovascular Program: Integration of Radiology and Cardiology., 2005
  • Electrocardiographic findings after alcohol septal ablation therapy for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy., 2002

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Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (843) 484-6275.

Does Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Nielsen has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Nielsen frequently treats Heart Disease, Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography), and Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Nielsen treats.

Where is Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD's office located?

Dr. Nielsen's office is located at 25 Courtenay Dr, Charleston, SC 29425. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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MUSC Health University Medical Center

Charleston, SC

81% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% higher than the national average

21 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)