Dr. Ponnattu Cherian, MD

Dr. Ponnattu Cherian, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Ponnattu Cherian, MD is a cardiology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Mysore Med College India in 1970 and specializes in cardiology.

4420 Dixie Hwy Ste 118

Louisville, KY 40216

Contact Information

(502) 891-8575

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Center Care
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Aneurysm of Heart
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Cherian'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cherian "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our specialty practice is a part of Norton Medical Group, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare. Norton Medical Group currently includes more than 700 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 140 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our practice is comprised of compassionate, skilled specialists who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services."

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • 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 Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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15  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Mysore Med College India
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cherian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Indian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Cherian's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cherian to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Cherian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Awesome Doc. My husband had a heart attack and we could not pay bill and he wrote off the whole bill. A compassionate Doctor that really listen to every word. Does not rush you through no matter how long you are there.
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Dr. Cherian is a nice doctor, although the time you spend with the doctor isn't as long as the time you spend with his nurse.
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