Dr. Joaquin Arciniegas, MD

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Dr. Joaquin Arciniegas, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Arciniegas has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, and Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from U Natl de Colombia, Bogota medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham and Grandview Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Arciniegas to book an appointment.

Dr. Arciniegas

Alabama Cardiovascular Group

3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 720 Birmingham, AL 35243

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Dr. Arciniegas SAVED my son's life 31 years ago. My son had co archtation of the aorta and the doctor did a beautiful job in repairing it. My son , 8 years ago had to go to u of m to have a new aorta and valve put in because of a aneurysm. The surgeon said the the surgery by dr. Arciniegas still looked great. God bless you
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Dec 18, 2020
Love this wonderful Doctor! Excellent care and very involved in his concern for you as a family member of the patient. He is the best of the best! He treats people with respect and you feel like a friend. He treated my Mom with dementia and was so kind. My husband then trusted Dr. Arciniegas to be his Cardiologist. We love you Dr. Arciniegas!
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Glenda Ellis – Nov 01, 2020
Dr Arciniegas is one of the best doctors I have dealt with. He treated my mom like she was family. He explained everything in depth and was amazing with her treatment. Would highly recommend him.
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Pam – Aug 23, 2019
Very kind doctor. I was impressed at his courteousness and knowledge. The office staff is not as friendly, but he is a good doctor.
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Jan 22, 2019
Dr. ARCINIEGAS has saved my life so many times. I have 16 stents over 16 years. I have had two open heart surgeries. He knows what needs to be done and when. He is caring and had an excellent memory. I am alive today because of Dr. ARCINIEGAS. He knows his patients and wants what is best for each patients. He is availabile when you need him.
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  • Long wait times
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Patricia Gilbert in Decatur, AL – Nov 11, 2016

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Biography

Dr. Joaquin Arciniegas, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Arciniegas has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1980
U Ala Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Henry Ford Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Henry Ford Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
U Natl de Colombia, Bogota
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Dr. Arciniegas frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, and Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Arciniegas specializes.

Where is Dr. Joaquin Arciniegas, MD's office located?

Dr. Arciniegas' office is located at 3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 720, Birmingham, AL 35243. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Arciniegas is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
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Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Arciniegas is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias
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Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Arciniegas is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Heart Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
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Dr. Arciniegas' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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Alabama Cardiovascular Group

Alabama Cardiovascular Group3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 720 Birmingham, AL 35243
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Alabama Cardiovascular Group - Sylacauga209 W Spring St Ste 304 Sylacauga, AL 35150
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Alabama Cardiovascular Group

Alabama Cardiovascular Group3686 Grandview Pkwy Birmingham, AL 35243
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