Dr. Shanmugam Uthamalingam, MD

Dr. Shanmugam Uthamalingam, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. Shanmugam Uthamalingam, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Nacogdoches, TX. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Read his story

1004 N Mound St

Nacogdoches, TX 75961

Contact Information

(936) 305-5165

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Heart Palpitations
more than 71% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 41% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 28% of peers

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Dr. Uthamalingam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Uthamalingam "Dr. Uthamalingam (known as Dr. Utham) is an Interventional Cardiologist. He received his medical degree from Madras Medical College in India. After that, he went to England for further studies. In 1997, he became a Member of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in London. He then came to the U.S. for his Internal Medicine Residency at the Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, a New York Medical School teaching affiliate. Then he received a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Training at Beth Israel Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate. In Boston, Dr. Uthamalingam received a Nuclear Cardiology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH), a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate. Also, he completed two years of Fellowship Training in Cardiac Imaging from MGH. At MGH, he was involved with research in nuclear cardiology and cardiac radiology, heart failure. His work was highly recognized, and published in many journals. He then went on to complete a 3-year Cardiology Fellowship and 1-year Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University affiliated program in Springfield, MA. Dr. Uthamalingam is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT and MRI and Vascular Ultrasound. He is well versed in all aspects of cardiology, and his areas of interest include coronary angioplasty and interventions, and the treatment of peripheral vascular disease as well as structural heart disease. Over the years, he has published many research articles in the areas of acute coronary syndromes, congestive heart failure. Dr. Uthamalingam was born and grew up in India, and in his youth he enjoyed playing basket ball. He lives with his wife and their two children in Nacogdoches and they enjoy sports and traveling. Dr. Uthamalingam is now accepting new patients. Please call our office to make an appointment."


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Care Philosophy

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  • Cardiology
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency


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  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • CT Coronary Angiogram
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Pacing
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Echocardiography
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Madras Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Sound Shore Medical Center Of Westchester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Sound Shore Medical Center Of Westchester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Baystate Med Ctr/Tufts U Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hosp Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Massachusetts Genl Hosp/Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Royal College Of Physicians
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Uthamalingam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Uthamalingam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Uthamalingam to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Uthamalingam's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Nacogdoches, TX |
I think Dr.U, is the best thing that has happened to Nacogdoches, I was sick for years and nobody could diagnose me and he came along and did just that started me on medication and I am so much better I would highly recommend him, He takes time to listen, his kindness is calming to me, his office...more
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Really liked Dr. U and his staff. Would highly recommend him. They even called me and said they were running late. I live very close by.
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He an excellent listener. He is very knowledgeable. I would travel to see him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Uthamalingam accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Superior HealthPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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Hospitals where Dr. Uthamalingam has admitting privileges

Nacogdoches Medical Center
4920 NE Stallings Dr
Nacogdoches, TX 75965
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Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital
1204 N Mound St
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
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