Dr. Rafael Valencia, MD

Dr. Rafael Valencia, MD

Cardiology | Male | 44 years old

Nevada Heart & Vascular Center
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2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure

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Dr. Valencia specializes in Cardiology and practices in Las Vegas, NV. He practices at 4 locations.

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in Henderson, NV |
Just had Dr. Valencia put in a stent. He looked at my tests and knew immediately what had to be done. I am a 72 year old male and feel 1,000% better. It's only been a week, I saw him today for a follow up and everything looks great. See him again in Jan.,2018. Staff has always been the best and have never had a problem talking to someone. Been a patient of NV Heart and Vascular for 10 years. Dr. Valencia was just great with me. William Downs
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr Valencia performed an angiogram to see if I needed stint. It turned out I didn't need a stint but I had a mini stroke in the recovery room. The stroke was located in the medulla of the brain stem. Wasn't able to walk, had double vision, and the left side of my face was numb. I was at San Martin hospital for 8 days and Dr. Valencia never came to see how I was doing or contact me for that matter. I'm sure he's a busy doctor but this rubbed me the wrong way along with some other issues I had.
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  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
  • Residency Hospital
    Ny And Presby Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography