Dr. Zulfiquar Bhatti, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 67

Dr. Bhatti
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Chhokar & Chhokar M.D., PC

2300 Manchester Expy Ste 1001 Columbus, GA 31904

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(706) 322-0528

Dr. Zulfiquar Bhatti, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Columbus, GA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bhatti has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Electrophysiology, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from King Edward Medical College medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with medical facilities Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown and St. Francis - Emory Healthcare. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bhatti to book an appointment.


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Dr. Bhatti is affiliated with St. Francis - Emory Healthcare Columbus, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bhatti

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bhatti treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bhatti treats other conditions, please contact the office at (706) 322-0528.

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.

Dr. Bhatti typically treats 71% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Mitral Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Aortic Valve Disease
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Dr. Bhatti typically treats 68% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Bhatti typically treats 61% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Hypertension
Hyperlipidemia
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Implantable Cardiac Devices

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Dr. Bhatti typically treats 51% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Bhatti's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • 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 Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • 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 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
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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Dr. Bhatti accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Direct Access w/HSA
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana Employers Health Plan of Georgia
Columbus HMO-Standard
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Dr. Bhatti's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bhatti

4.3

Based on 11 ratings

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  • Explained conditions well (9)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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Excellent care. He explained everything and took a lot of time on my early appts to get the meds just right for my problem.
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Deena Grimsley – Mar 26, 2020
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I HAVE BEEN GOING TO DOCTOR BHATTI FOR 18 YEARS AND I HAVE A VERY,VERY BAD HEART CONDITION AND I CAN THANK BHATTI FOR MY BEING HERE TODAY.I WOULD LIKE TO MOVE OUT OF COLUMBUS BUT WILL NOT DO SO BECAUSE OF NOT WANTING TO GIVE UP DR. BHATTI AS MY DOCTOR HE IS THE BEST AND I GIVE HIM 5 STARS ON EVERYTHING.
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AGNES ARNOLD – Oct 04, 2019
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Dr Bhatti is always thorough and takes his time to understand my issues. He is very caring and patient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Judy Tamplin in Cataula, GA – Aug 11, 2018
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Dr Bhatti and his staff were wonderful with me he treated me like I would treat a stranger very nice ,polite ,and sweet I am so glad I got on with him thanks I were very nervous at first but then he came in and I never met a heart Dr so concern
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Mary Henderson in Columbus ga – May 12, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

To improve the quality of people's lives by compassionately providing a lifetime of outstanding Cardiac care.

Biography

Dr. Bhatti graduated from King Edward Medical College in Pakistan. He did his residency at the University of Louisville Kentucky where he was awarded a...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1997
East Carolina University / Brody School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1996
University Of Louisville
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University Of Louisville
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Louisville
Internship Hospital
1979
King Edward Medical College
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Zulfiquar Bhatti, MD offer telehealth services?

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Is Dr. Zulfiquar Bhatti, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Zulfiquar Bhatti, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bhatti frequently treats Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Electrophysiology, and Cardiac Care. See all practice areas where Dr. Bhatti specializes.

Where is Dr. Zulfiquar Bhatti, MD's office located?

Dr. Bhatti's office is located at 2300 Manchester Expy Ste 1001, Columbus, GA 31904. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Chhokar & Chhokar M.D., PC

Chhokar Clinic2300 Manchester Expy Ste 1001 Columbus, GA 31904
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Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown

Columbus, GA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

St. Francis - Emory Healthcare

Columbus, GA

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)