Dr. Edward Telfer, MD

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Dr. Edward Telfer, MD

Cardiology | Male

Rockford Cardiovascular Assocs 444 Roxbury Rd, Rockford, IL 61107 Get Directions
(815) 398-3000

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Dr. Telfer specializes in Cardiology and practices in Rockford, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologynull
  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      4.3 based on 11 responses
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Telfer's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr Telfer is amazing!!! He is sooo smart and was able to PROPERLY diagnose my cardiac condition. He is kind and straight forward and conservative with his treatments (phew). His is a true medical expert on EP and is highly respected throughout the Midwest. Went to a dr in chicago for oncology and told him who my cardiologist was and he told me TELFER is the best. Hard to get into, because of pt demand, but worth the wait, family man who can relate to my life and health concerns
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

      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
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • 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
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • 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
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Edema
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Septal Defect
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Electrophysiological Study
      • Heart Surgery
      • Impella Device
      • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure

      Background Check

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Michigan Medical School

        Graduated in 1986

      • Residency Hospital
        Loyola University Med Center
        Rush Presby St Luke's M C
        St Joseph Mercy Health Sys

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Telfer's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Telfer

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients