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 graduated from Baylor University in 1989 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Cardio Texas, PLLC

1015 E 32nd St Ste 508

Austin, TX 78705
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Accepted insurance

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

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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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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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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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St. David's Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Chafizadeh is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Chafizadeh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chafizadeh to family and friends
4.8
based on 33 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (15)

Austin |
What really makes Dr, Chafizadeh a shining star to me is not just his years of experience and knowledge in cardiology, but it is that combined with his kind manner and desire to help me. He listened to me very intently with concern and responded in a way I could understand(not Dr. language)! He...more
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in Round Rock, Tx |
Very caring ,knowledgeable, doctor who takes time to explain his diagnostics. He is one of the best physicians we have ever . I highly recommend him and his staff.
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in Austin, TX |
Dr. Chafizadeh and his staff are great! They are all very attentive and getting in to see him is easy. I'd recommend him to anyone needing a cardiologist. My wife and brother both see him.
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in Austin, TX |
I have AFIB and have been under the care of Dr. Chafizadeh for the past two months now. Dr. Chafizadeh, Beth , Lori and his full team provide excellent care. I highly recommend Cardio Texas.
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in Austin, TX |
Dr Chafizadeh is the best an kindest doctor I ever had. I highly recommend him. If I could give him 10 stars I would I thank him for being there for me ???
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Dr. Chafizadeh accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
    Preferred Care PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Texas True Choice
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Chafizadeh has admitting privileges

St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX 78681
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