Dr. Mathew Cholankeril, MD

Dr. Mathew Cholankeril, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Mathew Cholankeril, MD is a cardiology specialist in Elizabeth, NJ and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Jjm Med Coll, Mysore U in 1978 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

100 Grove St

Elizabeth, NJ 07202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypotension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 99% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cholankeril'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Jjm Med Coll, Mysore U
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Kottayam Med Coll
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Jersey City Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • St Elizabeth Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St John Hospital and Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cholankeril has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cholankeril's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cholankeril to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Cholankeril's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Cholankeril is great but he does not know the kind of people they work for him. I am going to present a c omplaint. They made me lost a day of work going for a nuclear stress test. I went to the hospital and they told me they did not receive my insurance authorization. I called the doctors...more
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I am a patient and my insurance is Horizon nj. I needed an appointment. They never answer calls, then went in person office was empty two nurses were there but never answered my call and a call came in nurse was very rude with a patient while I waited for her to speak to me so finally I told her I...more
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Terrible experience ! The first thing you would notice is his arrogance . My husband didn't a need a pacemaker...This horrible doctor was trying to convince us of the opposite to make money..... Just horrible !
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Not fond of his bedside manner. No reason why I have a 4pm appointment and not taken in the room until 8pm and only with doctor for less than 5 minutes. Plus the office staff one girl was extremely nice the other needs lessons in customer service skills!!! She was BEYOND rude.
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Very good.
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