Dr. Imtiaz Chowdhry, MD

Dr. Imtiaz Chowdhry, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Imtiaz Chowdhry, MD is a cardiology specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1975 and specializes in cardiology.

10792 Hickory Ridge Rd

Columbia, MD 21044

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Chowdhry'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. Chowdhry "As a specialist in Cardiology, Dr Chowdhry puts a major emphasis on the prevention of heart disease. Patients are evaluated for cardiac risk factors including hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol , diabetes, smoking and obesity. Family history of early CAD is also a risk factor. Appropriate measures are taken to manage your heart disease risk factors. Cardiovascular disease each year causes 900,000 deaths. Each year, half a million Americans die of heart attacks, which is the leading cause of death in the USA. 150,000 Americans die each year of stroke, which is third leading cause of death after heart attack & cancer. Heart failure (CHF) is the number one cause for hospital admission. CHF can lead to disability and death. Over 70 million Americans have hypertension, if undiagnosed & untreated, hypertension can lead to heart attack, strokes, kidney failure etc. Dr Chowdhry will discuss his findings and risk prevention recommendations with you. Appropriate measures are taken to manage your risk factors. He will make sure all of your questions and concerns have been answered. Family members are welcome. Follow up visits may be necessary to asses effectiveness of treatment plan. All results and recommendations are coordinated with your primary care physician and promptly forwarded. Dr Chowdhry's risk factor intervention treatment plan will greatly reduce your chances of becoming one of the above mentioned statitics."


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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated


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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • King Edward Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mayo Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • National Merit Scholarship, 1969-1981
Media & Publications

Dr. Chowdhry has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bangla

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chowdhry's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chowdhry to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chowdhry's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Very rude. Does not let patient talk. Not nice to elders.
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Average. Not great with bed side manner. Acts superior and not in tune with your personal situation. Staff is not personable and efficient.
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Dr Choudhary is very knowledgeable understanding the problem of patient and gives excellent suggestions works for me.
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