Dr. Kenneth Nielson, MD

Dr. Kenneth Nielson, MD

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58 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Kenneth Nielson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Heart Center

1160 E 3900 S Ste 2000

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Conseco
  • CoreSource

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Nielson'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. Nielson "Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive 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
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Lds Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lds Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Maine Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nielson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Nielson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Nielson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. Mark's Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures

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Dr. Nielson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nielson to family and friends
23 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Nielson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

“Im a patient of Dr. Nielson and he does an excellent review of my condition and I appreciate him”.
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I am a new patient for Dr. Nielson and one thing that I really appreciated about Dr. Nielson was his willingness to listen as I recounted my history and experiences and concerns regarding my health and heart. I left my first appointment feeling that I was in the right hands for the important care...more
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Took time to explain test results and the reasons. Makes you feel at ease about your condition.
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Dr. Nielson is very personable, very accessible, and is always attentive to my questions and concerns. He keeps me up to date on recommendations for heart disease management. I have known Dr. Nielson for 17 years, since I first experienced symptoms of heart disease, and intervention was necessary....more
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Dr. Nielson is an excellent doctor. He is always professional and open. I would have no one else deal with my ticker
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