Dr. Gregg Shander, MD

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Dr. Gregg Shander, MD

Cardiology | Male

Chattanooga Heart Institute 2501 Citico Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Get Directions
(423) 697-2000

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The Chattanooga Heart Institute's 22 board-certified cardiologists ensure that patients have an entire team of highly-skilled specialists committed to providing comprehensive cardiovascular care and to enhancing the quality of life for each person we serve. Our specialties include cardiac catheterization, the treatment of peripheral-vascular disease, electrophysiological treatment of arrhythmia including implantation of ICDs and pacemakers, and non-invasive imaging diagnostics.Read more

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  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

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 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Chicago Hospitals and Health System

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Chicago Hospitals

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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. Shander's Care Philosophy

The Chattanooga Heart Institute's 22 board-certified cardiologists ensure that patients have an entire team of highly-skilled specialists committed to providing comprehensive cardiovascular care and to enhancing the quality of life for each person we serve. Our specialties include cardiac catheterization, the treatment of peripheral-vascular disease, electrophysiological treatment of arrhythmia including implantation of ICDs and pacemakers, and non-invasive imaging diagnostics.