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Dr. Waqar Cheema, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Cheema

Dr. Waqar Cheema, MD is a cardiology specialist in Norwood, MA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of The Punjab / King Edward Medical College in 1985 and specializes in cardiology.


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(781) 762-6581

Dr. Cheema accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
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
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cheema's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheema treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

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

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

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

About Me

Prevention is better than cure.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1999
St Elizabeth's Medical Center Of Boston
Fellowship Hospital
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 Hospital
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of The Punjab / King Edward Medical College
Medical School
1999
1996
1994
1992
1986
1985

Languages

  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cheema's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cheema

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(1)

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Wonderful doctor. I would highly recommend
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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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Nice Doctor Available when you need him. Top on your lab results. And health issues
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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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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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Locations

SMG Cardiology Associates

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Norwood Hospital

Norwood, MA