Dr. Robert Braastad, MD

Dr. Robert Braastad, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Braastad, MD is a cardiology specialist in Normal, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1979 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

1302 Franklin Ave Ste 4500

Normal, IL 61761

Contact Information

(309) 556-8300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • 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 Artery Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Hypertensive Heart 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 Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Luth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Gundersen Clin Luth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Wisc Sinai Samaritan Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Braastad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Braastad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Braastad to family and friends
4.4
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Braastad's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bloomington, IL
Dr Braastad is knowledgeable, personable, works well under pressure. I had confidence in his ability to take care of my cardiology needs.
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in Bloomington IL
He is very good and caring, always easy to talk to
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