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Dr. Martin Ast, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Ast

Dr. Martin Ast, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Peters, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1989 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.


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(636) 916-7272

Dr. Ast accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
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Dr. Ast's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ast treats Heart Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Ast treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ast treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Ast treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Palpitations
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ast treats Heart Palpitations more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ast treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ast's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiography
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Educated at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and fellowship trained at St. Louis University Health Science Center, Dr. Ast is a cardiologist who believes in giving his patients the hightest quality heart care. Dr. Ast's practice, Cardiology Diagno...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1995
St-Louis University Health Science Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1989
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1980
Yeshiva University
Undergraduate School
1995
1992
1990
1989
1980

Awards

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4.6

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1 Star
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My son was 18 when he suddenly went into SVT. He didn’t respond to the typical conversion medications, but they did find a drug to bring him back to a normal rhythm. Dr Ast has followed him ever since and we couldn’t be happier with the quality of care he’s received. If you are in need of a...Read More
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Dr Ast is awesome! I had some heart damage due to blood clots and he was amazing getting me back in track. He is very knowledgeable and cares about his patients! He is friendly and the best doctor I have ever had!
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Knowledgeable, friendly, professional. Always a positive attitude.
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