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Christopher D. Nielsen, M.D.

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Title
  • Director, Interventional Fellowship Program
  • Director, Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
  • Associate Professor
Degree M.D.
School M.D. awarded by Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University, 1990
Residency
  • Medical University of South Carolina
Fellowship
  • Medical University of South Carolina
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology
Specialties
  • Cardiology - Interventional
  • Cardiology
Clinical Interests
  • Alcohol septal ablation
  • ASD/ PFO closure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Pacemakers
Languages
  • English
Accepts New Patients Yes
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Locations

MUSC Health East Cooper
1600 Midtown Ave.
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Ashley River Tower
25 Courtenay Drive
Charleston, SC 29425
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Biography

Dr. Nielsen obtained an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina in 1986.  He received his M.D. degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest in 1990.  He did his Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at the Medical University of South Carolina.  After completing his training, Dr. Nielsen practiced Cardiology in Columbia, South Carolina for two years before returning to MUSC as a faculty member in 1998.  Dr. Nielsen's clinical and research interests include:  complex coronary artery intervention, acute coronary syndromes, alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, percutaneous closure of atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale, coronary CT angiography, renal artery stenosis.

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Videos

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Alcohol Septal Ablation Treatment for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
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Chest Pain- Fenton Miller's Story
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Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery for Patent Foramen Ovale
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Minimally Invasive Surgery For Heart Defects
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Minimally Invasive Surgery- Closing Holes in the Heart

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