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Dr. Puvalai Vijaykumar, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Vijaykumar

Dr. Puvalai Vijaykumar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Stanley Med College Dr M G R Med University Madras Tn India in 1978 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


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(412) 687-8838

Dr. Vijaykumar accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
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Dr. Vijaykumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vijaykumar performs Heart Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Vijaykumar performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vijaykumar performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Vijaykumar performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Heart Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vijaykumar treats Heart Disease more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Vijaykumar treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Vijaykumar's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • 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 Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Puvalai Vijaykumar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Stanley Med College Dr M G R Med University Madras Tn India in 1978 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Cabrini Med Center
Residency Hospital
Coney Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
Deborah Heart Lung Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Stanley Med College Dr M G R Med University Madras Tn India
Medical School
1978

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Dr Vijaykumar saved my husbands life 11 years ago with the exact diagnosis and treatment (an ICD)and continues to provide the best cardiac assessments and recommendations to promote my husbands maximum level of health. He takes his time explaining every aspect of my husbands heart condition,making...Read More
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