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Dr. Scott Rypkema, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Rypkema

CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas - North

1708 N Buerkle St Stuttgart, AR 72160

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Dr. Scott Rypkema, MD is a cardiology specialist in Stuttgart, AR and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from La State Univ in 1997 and specializes in cardiology.


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(870) 673-1976

Dr. Rypkema accepts the following insurance:

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Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
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Dr. Rypkema's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rypkema treats Chest Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rypkema treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rypkema performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rypkema performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Heart Palpitations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rypkema treats Heart Palpitations more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rypkema treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rypkema's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • 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)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I try to approach my patients like I would a family member. I try to calm their fears. A lot of time when faced with a diagnosis of heart disease patients can be fearful because it is the unknown. They don't know what to expect. I try to treat them l...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Washington U
Residency Hospital
1997
La State Univ
Medical School
2000
1997

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CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas - North

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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