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Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Nielsen

Medical University of South Carolina - Cardiology

25 COURTENAY DR Charleston, SC 29425

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Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD is a cardiology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Bowman Gray School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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(843) 876-4766

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Dr. Nielsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nielsen treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 96% of his peers

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nielsen treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nielsen performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Nielsen performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Nielsen's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Nielsen, MD is a cardiology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Bowman Gray School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

Medical University Of South Carolina
Fellowship Hospital
Medical University Of South Carolina
Residency Hospital
Medical University Of South Carolina
Internship Hospital
1990
Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990

Awards

Media & Publications

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

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