Dr. Puvalai Vijaykumar, MD

Dr. Puvalai Vijaykumar, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Puvalai Vijaykumar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 40 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.

5125 Liberty Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Contact Information

(412) 687-8838

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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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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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 40 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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Insurance accepted

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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Saint Clair Hospital

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