Dr. Waqar Cheema, MD

Dr. Waqar Cheema, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Waqar Cheema, MD is a cardiology specialist in Norwood, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB / KING EDWARD MEDICAL COLLEGE in 1985 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

825 Washington St Ste 320

Norwood, MA 02062

Contact Information

(781) 762-6581

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Cheema's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Cheema's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cheema "MBBS/MD in medicine, with Medical and Cardiology training from Europe and the USA. M. Phil in Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure Management from London University (UK)."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cheema "Prevention is better than cure."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mayo Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Norfolk and Norwich Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • St Elizabeths Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • King's College Hospital, London, England
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • St Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheema's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheema to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cheema's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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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