Dr. Shyam Nair, MD

Dr. Shyam Nair, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nair's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nair treats Heart Palpitations more than 100% of his peers

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

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nair treats Chest Pain more than 98% of his peers

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

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nair treats Hypertension more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Nair treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension

Dr. Nair's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
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 Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Defibrillator Implantation
Echocardiography
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Diseases
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Implantable Loop Recorder
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Radiofrequency Ablation
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Strep Test
Symptoms, Heart
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tilt Table Testing
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

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 Electrophysi...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Nair's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Nair

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.142857142857143%
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
WellPoint

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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA