Dr. Shyam Nair, MD

Dr. Shyam Nair, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(14)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shyam Nair, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Heart Rhythm Clinic

2007 17th St

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nair performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Nair's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nair "At The Rhythm Clinic, we believe it is a privilege to serve you. For your convenience, we accept most insurance plans. Dr Nair has been a practicing Cardiologist in Bakersfield for several years. He completed his fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology from UCLA, enabling him to provide you with the best and latest treatment options. Dr Nair performs cutting edge procedures for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillations, flutters, super-ventricular and ventricular arrhythmias, as well as implantations of pacemakers and defibrillators. We are an innovative healthcare leader, providing quality care and accessible service in an efficient and caring manner. Your health is our commitment at The Rhythm Clinic."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

3  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • 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 Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive 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 Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Kottayam Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Interfaith Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Interfaith Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nair has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Nair is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Nair's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nair to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nair's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This is NOT about mr Nair as MD, I can't speak to that from a 6 minute meeting. This is about the extremely dumb and arrogant "lady" handling new patients. I'm making $2M/yr and have the best insurance you can think of (100% coverage, no deductible whatsoever) but she just lacked the brain...more
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Dr. Nair started treating me when I was admitted to Mercy Hospital for Heart Failure. I am 58 years old and this was my first hospital admission. I was in bad shape and did not think I would leave that hospital alive. Dr. Nair treated me and put me at ease with a positive attitude and a work ethic...more
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I would definitely recommend Dr NAIR . He is the best at caring for his patients . He will sit and explain everything even if it takes telling you a couple times until you understand . His office girls in the back are wonderful! They take time to know you and treat you very nice either on the...more
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