Dr. Kent Nilsson, MD

Dr. Kent Nilsson, MD

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Dr. Kent Nilsson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

242 King Ave Bldg 2

Athens, GA 30606

Contact Information

(706) 475-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nilsson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nilsson performs Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Nilsson performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nilsson performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Nilsson performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Heart Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nilsson performs Heart Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nilsson performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Nilsson's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
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
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kent Nilsson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

  • 2001
    Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    2001

Awards

Dr. Nilsson's Reviews

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Dr. Nilsson's Performance
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After a-fib & a-flutter ablations I had chest heaviness, inability to speak due to coughing, difficulty swallowing/digesting food, dangerously low BP & HR. When calls were finally returned, seemed dismissive. I implored PA to pls speak personally w/Dr. Nilsson. She called bk; sd he replied "it...Read More
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Dr. Nilsson's diagnosis and surgical treatment for atrial fibrillation was a life changing experience for me. His compassion and genuine concern are evident as he takes the time to listen and identify with his patients. He is very approachable yet professional. I highly recommend him! The...Read More
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Absolutely the best. Knowledgeable, vast experience, great bedside manner, kind. My husband had surgery with Dr. Nilsson and his concern and follow up were outstanding. I appreciate that he includes me (wife) to be sure I also have my concerns addressed.
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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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