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Specialties & Research

Dr. Steven Nissen, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 26 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Arteriosclerosis (Arterial Disease)
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Calcinosis
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Disease
  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Metabolic Syndrome X
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Education & Awards

Dr. Nissen graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 10 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Disease
Coronary Stenosis
Heart Transplantation
Myocardial Infarction
"100 Most Influential People in the World," TIME Magazine
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Nissen has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Cleveland Clinic 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Steven Evan Nissen MD is a male Internist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Steven E. Nissen practice?
Dr. Steven Nissen has 1 office location.
Dr. Steven Nissen practices Cardiovascular Disease near Cleveland, OH.
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