Dr. Nelson Prager, MD

Dr. Nelson Prager, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Nelson Prager, MD is a cardiology specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado in 1984 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Aurora Denver Cardiology Associates

1444 S Potomac St Ste 300

Aurora, CO 80012
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Access
  • Colorado Choice Health Plans
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arrhythmias
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
4

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Colorado
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prager has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

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Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure

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Dr. Prager's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prager to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Prager'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Denver, CO
Dr. Prager has the best bedside manner I have ever experienced. I have seen lots of doctors in my lifetime. Dr. Prager shares his knowledge with compassion and demonstrates that he truly cares for me as his patient. The staff at Denver Cardiology follows this bedside manner with their...more
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in Aurora, CO
I went last week. The staff and Dr. Prager were wonderful and treated all the waiting patientso were treated very well. I actually enjoyed the visit
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in Parker, CO
If you are looking for heart care, you could not find a better physician. He treated me on an emergency basis for a heart attack in 1997. He is now treating me for a afib condition. I believe that Dr. Prager provides the best cardiac care possible.
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in denver co
Dr prager is an excellent EP dr.I trust him to the end of the earth and know he will do his best to heal my afib if at all possible.He has a God given talent and is such a sweet man.
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