Dr. Paul Nager, DO

Dr. Paul Nager, DO

CardiologyMaleAge 65

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Nager, DO is a Cardiology Specialist in Independence, MO. Dr. Nager has more experience with Adult Congenital Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Centerpoint Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nager to book an appointment.

Locations

Midwest Heart & Vascular Specialists

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(816) 478-9071
Independence19550 E 39th St S Ste 210 Independence, MO 64057
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Midwest Heart & Vascular Specialists

New Patient?
(816) 478-9071
Independence19550 E 39th St S Ste 215 Independence, MO 64057
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Nager is affiliated with Centerpoint Medical Center Independence, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Nager's Reviews

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4.8

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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (18)
  • Office environment (18)
  • Staff friendliness (18)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (2)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Have to wait too long in the second waiting room to see the doctor.
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Steve Redinger – Jul 12, 2020
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Dr. Nager was friendly, caring, considerate & informative to all our questions. We appreciated the fact he stopped back to see me after all other patients were released. Thank you so very much. The nurse who attended to me, Angela was also great.
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Gerald Holler – Jul 02, 2020
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I have been a patient of Dr. Nager for several years. I believe he is experienced and knowledgeable in his field. I trust his opinions and recommendations and I would recommend his services to anyone.
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Dennis Lax – Jun 27, 2020
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Dr Nagar not only listened to my questions, he heard my questions. Quality care by Dr Nagar and his staff!
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 09, 2020
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Dr Nager is very attentive to my health concerns and answers all my questions. I completely trust his care.
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May 29, 2020
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Dr. Nager is an awesome doctor! I've had 2 heart attacks and both times he was able to be there and work his magic! Dr. Nager has literally saved my life twice. You can't ask for a better doctor! My advice....don't put your health in nobody else's hands other than Dr. Nager!!
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Matt Mason – May 19, 2020
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Dr. Paul Nager is a very concerned and caring physician for his patients. I trust his decisions with the treatment of care that he gives to me, I trust him with my life. My wife appreciate his leave of care she started to using him for her heart doctor too. Dr. Paul Nager is a very good doctor. I would give him a 5 star rating, if there was a 10 Star I would give that to him. Reggie Wolfe
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Reggie Wolfe – Mar 08, 2020
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As always, my visit was exceptionally well. Dr. Nager is always up front with his diagnosis of my condition. I am always comfortable in his presence and have no reservations as to what he will say. I only know he is thorough in his examination of me and gives me a direct and to the point of what is necessary for me to maintain an acceptable healthy life style. I am always appreciative of his service.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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Gregory A. Still – Jan 20, 2020
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Dr. Nager is a great cardiologist! He is very knowledgeable, truly cares about his patients, and addresses their concerns. My wife and I have been with this group since 1999. The most recent procedure (as well as past ones) I've had with Dr. Nager has greatly improved my life and I highly recommend him to anyone.
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Bill Harris – Nov 26, 2019
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I didn't get to see Dr Nagxer
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Sep 14, 2019
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Dr. Nager is a GREAT doctor. I have recommended him to several of my friends and they are glad I did! He is very good with patients and take the time to really listen.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Andy P. – Jul 29, 2019
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He's a great cardiologist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nic Roberts – Jul 27, 2019
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Dr. Nagar is excellent. Very educated and takes the time to talk and listen.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lisa in MO – Jul 26, 2018
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Dr. and staff all terrific. Visits always informative and enjoyable/
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Steve Kellis in Blue Springs, MO – Dec 04, 2017
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I have been seeing Dr Nager at Midwest Heart & Vascular Specialists, Centerpoint Cardiology (Suite 210), for a year now and have nothing but raving reviews for the Doctor as well as the staff. Dr. Nager makes you feel relaxed and comfortable the way he comes in, sits down and opens up to you.. He always take time to answer all your questions. I feel I was truly blessed by the good lord to have this fine team on my side through a tough time in my life. Don't you want the best for your heart?
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Gary Waterman in Blue Springs, Mo – Nov 19, 2017
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Spent time with me. Explained procedure. Friendly manner and good humor.
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Larry Cornine in Independence Mo – Nov 06, 2017
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Dr. Nager is great. He's very easy to talk to and takes the time to go through the benefits of medications and diet to help keep me on the right track.
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Wade S. in Independence, MO – Jan 24, 2017
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Nager

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Nager treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Nager treats other conditions, please contact the office at (816) 478-9071.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Nager is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Nager
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Mitral Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Disease
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias
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Dr. Nager's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Nager accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Cenpatico Behavioral Health
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Family Health Partners
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HCA Midwest Comp Care
Healthcare USA
Homestate Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Missouri Care
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
New Directions Behavioral Health
PHCS
Preferred Health Professionals
Premier Group Insurance
Savility
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable,...Read more

Biography

This physician is accepting telehealth visits. Dr. Nager earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan. Initially pursuing a career in preventative...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Sinai Grace Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Sinai Grace Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Sinai Grace Hospital
Internship Hospital
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Paul Nager, DO?

Call (816) 478-9071 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Paul Nager, DO offer telehealth services?

Dr. Nager has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Paul Nager, DO accepting new patients?

Dr. Paul Nager, DO generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Nager's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Paul Nager, DO accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Paul Nager, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Nager frequently treats Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Nager specializes.

Where is Dr. Paul Nager, DO's office located?

Dr. Nager's office is located at 19550 E 39th St S Ste 210, Independence, MO 64057. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Paul Nager, DO speak?

Dr. Nager speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Nager is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Centerpoint Medical Center

Independence, MO

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Overland Park Regional Medical Center

Overland Park, KS

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

Belton Regional Medical Center

Belton, MO

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Lee's Summit Medical Center

Lees Summit, MO

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Menorah Medical Center

Overland Park, KS

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)