Dr. Shyam Nair, MD

Dr. Shyam Nair, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o
13 reviews

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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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Dr. Nair's Reviews

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based on 13 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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 Reviews (2)
in Bakersfield, CA |
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 that I had never seen before. This man cares and will do everything possible in order to get you back in good health.
in BAKERSFIELD , California |
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 phone or in person... Great staff!
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Dr. Nair's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Nair's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • 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
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Kottayam Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Interfaith Med Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Interfaith Med Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cook Co Hospital

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Strep Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)