Dr. Vijay Iyer, MD

Dr. Vijay Iyer, MD

Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(6)
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Dr. Vijay Iyer, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Buffalo, NY. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Read his story

100 High St

Buffalo, NY 14203

Contact Information

(716) 859-1784

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Iyer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Iyer "I am from Mumbai, India where I completed medical school from Grant Medical College, University of Mumbai. I subsequently received my PhD in Molecular Pharmacology from Drexel Univesity School of Medicine. My residency training was completed at the University at Buffalo followed by a Cardiovascular Disease fellowship at the same Institution. I proceeded then to the Univesity of Minnesota, Minneapolis where I completed my Interventional Cardiology Fellowship before returning to Buffalo,NY."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Iyer "I believe that educated patient make the best decisions about their care. I believe my job is to educate patients about their condition and empower them to make the best decisions about their care with my help. I also believe that communication and availability are essential for a physician to be an effective partner in a patients healthcare."
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
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Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Lincoln Med And Mental Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Lincoln Med And Mental Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Minn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Iyer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iyer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iyer to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Iyer'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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Iyer accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Iyer has admitting privileges

Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St
Buffalo, NY 14203
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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
621 10th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
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Olean General Hospital
515 Main St
Olean, NY 14760
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