Dr. Ilyas Colombowala, MD

Dr. Ilyas Colombowala, MD

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Dr. Ilyas Colombowala, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 300

Boise, ID 83704

Contact Information

(208) 367-2328

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Heart Disease
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Dr. Colombowala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Colombowala "Originally from Houston, TX, Dr. Colombowala attended Dartmouth College. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 2002, and he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Cardiology fellowship at Baylor. While in medical school he earned certification in medical ethics. He continued with advanced training in Electrophysiology at the world-renowned Texas Heart Institute. He started the first cardiac arrhythmia program in Northwest Montana in 2011. Under his leadership, the program grew into a high volume regional referral center and international care destination. Dr. Colombowala has been involved in multiple large clinical trials. He is published and lectures nationally on topics ranging from stroke and sudden death prevention to long-term heart rhythm monitoring. Dr. Colombowala sees all types of cardiac patients. His care philosophy is to approach patients as individuals, carefully managing risk factors and conditions leading to heart disease and arrhythmia. He implants pacemakers, defibrillators, heart failure therapy devices, and cardiac rhythm monitors. In addition to treating arrhythmias with medications, he specializes in advanced diagnostic monitoring and catheter-based ablation procedures for heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Gujarati. Away from the hospital, he enjoys spending time with his wife Elizabeth and their three sons. They enjoy travel, fly fishing, and skiing. "
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3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

35  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dizziness
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Recurrent Falls
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
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21  Procedures

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Education

  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Texas Heart Institute / Baylor College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Colombowala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Colombowala was very thorough. He explained was he was thinking about my situation and even asked me for input about medication that was applicable. He did not rush through the appointment. My wife pushed the Happy Face button as we left the building.
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Michael Civiello in Boise, ID – Aug 24, 2018
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Dr. Colombowala is an engaging physician who listened to my concerns and took immediate action. His explanations were direct, to the point,and easy to understand. He performed an ablation procedure to remedy my AFIB 8 weeks ago and to date there has been no sign of AFIB returning. I have total...Read More
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john marr in meridian – Mar 24, 2018
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I would highly recommend Dr. Colombowala who put in my pacemaker a couple of weeks ago. I hadn't realized that my heart situation was to the critical point and when he saw the results of my heart monitor and EKG he wanted to make sure a pacemaker immediately. I'm pretty sure if it wasn't for him I...Read More
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Carol Waldrip in Boise, ID – Aug 01, 2017
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Warm, friendly, Dr. Colombowala quickly puts you at ease. Excellent listener and spends considerable time getting to know you. I can easily recommend him.
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Ed in Houston, TX – Sep 30, 2016
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