Dr. Waqar Cheema, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Cheema
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

SMG Randolph

24 Common St Wrentham, MA 02093

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(508) 384-2500

Dr. Waqar Cheema, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Wrentham, MA. Dr. Cheema has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital and Norwood Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cheema to book an appointment.


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(508) 384-2500

Dr. Cheema accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Murmur
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheema treats Heart Murmur more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Cheema treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheema treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Cheema treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheema treats Arrhythmias more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Cheema treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheema treats Heart Disease more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Cheema treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheema treats Hypertension more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Cheema treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheema treats Hyperlipidemia more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Cheema treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Check Dr. Cheema's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Cheema's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cheema

4.7

Based on 12 ratings

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Wonderful doctor. I would highly recommend
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pat mclellan in Norwood , MA – Dec 18, 2018
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This fine doctor is the best in the business, he is thoughtful and kind. When you are with him he makes you feel like the most important person in the room. He listens and is compassionate. He is a brilliant Cardiologist. You will not regret seeing him, it will be the best decision of your life.
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Gregory Costa in Norwood – Nov 18, 2017
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Nice Doctor Available when you need him. Top on your lab results. And health issues
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Sharon, MA – Sep 09, 2017
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Dr. Cheema is the best. He is intelligent, hard-working, compassionate, empathetic, polite and kind. When you are seeing him, you never feel rushed and all your questions are answered to your satisfaction.
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Dedham, MA – Sep 04, 2017
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Dr. Cheema treats and manages my mothers healthcare. He is a kind, thoughtful and knowledgeable doctor. He takes time and listens. Just great guy,
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About Me

Prevention is better than cure.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1996
St Elizabeths Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Norfolk and Norwich Hosp
Residency Hospital
1992
King's College Hospital, London, England
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Mayo Hosp
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

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  • Does Dr. Cheema offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Cheema offer evening visits?

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Locations

SMG Randolph

SMG Wrentham Primary Care24 Common St Wrentham, MA 02093
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Affiliated Hospitals

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MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital

Framingham, MA

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

Norwood Hospital

Norwood, MA

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Brighton, MA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)