Dr. Tristram Bahnson, MD

Dr. Tristram Bahnson, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Tristram Bahnson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-San Francisco in 1984 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

2301 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 668-4111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Bahnson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bahnson treats Atrial Flutter more than 98% of his peers

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

Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bahnson performs Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bahnson performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bahnson performs Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bahnson performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Tilt Testing

Dr. Bahnson's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
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)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Ebstein's Anomaly
Electrophysiological Study
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
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
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I chose to focus my research and practice on heart rhythm problems because these problems unlike many other heart conditions can be cured. New treatment options for heart rhythm problems are rapidly evolving which also makes this field very exciting....

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1991
Uc San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Natl Heart-Lung-Blood Inst-Nih
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Natl Heart-Lung-Blood Inst-Nih
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of California Davis Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1984
University Of California School Of Medicine-San Francisco
Medical School
1991
1989
1987
1986
1984

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4.0

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5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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I met briefly with Dr. B to discuss a possible catheter ablation. He wanted me to take Eliquis before and after the procedure. I asked about side effects and Dr. Bahnson said I should not go bungee jumping and should not notice any side effects. I did my own research and learned that when you...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Bahnson, his staff and Duke have been exceptional. He recently performed my ablation for AF. It is always evident that Dr. Bahnson’s knowledge and experience ranks among the very best. I would highly recommend him and Duke.
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The best of the best. Skilled, experienced, concerned and professional in every respect!
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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