Dr. Edward Chafizadeh, MD

Dr. Edward Chafizadeh, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Edward Chafizadeh, MD is a cardiology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Cardio Texas, PLLC

1015 E 32nd St Ste 508

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Texas True Choice
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chafizadeh'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. Chafizadeh "Dr. Edward Chafizadeh has practiced Cardiology in Austin since 1997. He received his B.A. in Molecular Biochemistry from Yale University in 1985, and earned his M.D. with High Honors from Baylor College of Medicine in 1989. He subsequently completed Internal Medicine residency at Baylor, and served as Chief Medical Resident at Baylor/St.Luke's Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Chafizadeh then completed fellowship in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology at Harvard Beth Israel from 1993-1997. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Chafizadeh currently practices General and Interventional Cardiology at St. David's Medical Center in Austin. He is on the Bylaws Committee, the Quality Assurance Committee, and is the Medical Director for STEMI care at St. David's. His clinical interests include Preventive Cardiology, Lipid disorders, Interventional Cardiology (including both Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular disease), and non-invasive imaging of the heart and blood vessels. Dr. Chafizadeh is a past president of the Capitol Area Division of the American Heart Association, and has served on the Texas Board of Directors of the American Heart Association. In his spare time, Dr. Chafizadeh enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids, running, playing basketball, flag football and golf, and working the Sunday Times crossword puzzle."
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3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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32  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • None
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Beth Israel Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chafizadeh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chafizadeh's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chafizadeh to family and friends
47 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (45)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Chafizadeh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

I was needing to see a Cardiologist for a checkup and luckily I didn't have to wait very long. I chose Dr Chafizadeh because of his reputation as a leading cardiologist . I tend to get anxious in Dr's office, but he quickly put me at ease. He was kind , and very patient . That is very important to...more
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Dr C is the best. Would and have recommended him instantly. Always hears you and addresses concerns. I would never ever go anyplace else. Beth s an in disguise also there for you and listens and helps. Of course there is Lorie ever present, kind, helpful. Helps at anytime. I love Dr C and staff....more
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Dr. Chafizedah is one of those rare physicians who is both extremely thorough and personable. I highly recommend him to anyone who wants excellent care.
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Absolutely the best. Thoughtful, thorough, great communicator. Dr. Chafizadeh has been top on our list for two generations, across nearly 20 years.
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Doc C has been my heart Doc going on 11 years. I have nothing but praise for him as my doctor and the service Doc C and his staff provides. I would not hesitate to recommend Doc C to anyone for his services
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