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Dr. Krishnan Challappa, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Challappa

Dr. Krishnan Challappa, MD is a cardiology specialist in Elizabethtown, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1985 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.


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Dr. Challappa accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Sagamore Health Network
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Dr. Challappa's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Challappa treats Chest Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Challappa treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Challappa treats Hypertensive Heart Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Challappa treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Challappa treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Challappa treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided

Dr. Challappa's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Krishnan Challappa, MD is a cardiology specialist in Elizabethtown, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1985 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Maimonides Mc
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Maimondies Mc
Residency Hospital
1989
Bangalore Mc
Residency Hospital
1985
Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1991
1989
1985

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Dr. Challappa's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Challappa

4.4

Based on 11 reviews

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