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Our Heart Care Team

Heart and vascular conditions require specialized knowledge to treat. You may receive care from our award-winning surgical teams, cardiologists, nurses with special training in heart care, rehab specialists and patient experience navigators.

General cardiologist

Cardiologists treat a wide range of problems that affect your heart and blood vessels. They are usually the first doctor you see after being diagnosed with a heart-related condition. Depending on the diagnosis, your cardiologist may refer you to an even more specialized cardiologist.

Interventional cardiologist

Our interventional cardiologists specialize in minimally invasive procedures to treat heart or heart valve disease. Our interventionists perform procedures such as:

  • Angioplasty – Technique in which a small, thin, flexible tube called a catheter is inserted into the artery to widen it
  • Stenting – Inserting a small, wire mesh tube into a diseased coronary artery to hold it open
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) – Technique in which a catheter is used to place a mechanical valve in the place of a damaged aortic valve

Electrophysiologist

This doctor has advanced training in diagnosing and treating abnormal heart rhythms. Electrophysiologists determine whether you are at risk for cardiac arrest by completing diagnostic testing such as:

  • Electrophysiology study – Sends signals to the heart to see if you develop a rapid heartbeat
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) – Monitors the heart’s electrical activity and translates it into line tracings on paper

Cardiac and vascular surgeons

A cardiac surgeon focuses on heart bypass surgery or other types of open-heart surgery while vascular surgeons are trained to operate on blood vessels that are related or connected to the heart, but outside of it.

More about heart surgery.

More about vascular surgery.

Cardiac rehab team

Your cardiac rehabilitation team may be composed of one or more of the following:

  • Counselor
  • Dietitian
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Physical therapist
  • Registered nurse
  • Respiratory therapist

William D Anderson, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Primary Location:
SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Denver Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
1960 Ogden St Ste 540
Denver, CO 80218-3671
Primary Location:
SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Western Colorado
2643 Patterson Rd # 403
Grand Junction, CO 81506-1937
Phone: 970-298-7675
Fax: 970-298-2984
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Qaisar M Khan, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Area of Focus: Interventional Cardiology
Primary Location:
High Plains Heart and Vascular Center, Inc.
1610 Prairie Center Pkwy Flr 3 Ste 2330
Brighton, CO 80601-4005
Phone: 303-659-7000
Fax: 303-654-9895
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Jennifer E Lynch, NP

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Denver Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
1960 Ogden St Ste 540
Denver, CO 80218-3671
Phone: 303-318-2440
Fax: 303-318-2485
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Laura C Mason, PA-C

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
High Plains Heart and Vascular Center, Inc.
1610 Prairie Center Pkwy Flr 3 Ste 2330
Brighton, CO 80601-4005
Phone: 303-659-7000
Fax: 303-654-9895
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Behzad Molavi, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Area of Focus: Interventional Cardiology
Primary Location:
High Plains Heart and Vascular Center, Inc.
1610 Prairie Center Pkwy Flr 3 Ste 2330
Brighton, CO 80601-4005
Phone: 303-659-7000
Fax: 303-654-9895
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Mohan R Nandalur, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Area of Focus: Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute - Denver
1960 Ogden St Ste 110
Denver, CO 80218-3667
Primary Location:
St James Heart Center
435 S Crystal St Ste 220
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406-723-2420
Fax: 406-723-2430
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Concepcion F Neil, NP

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
High Plains Heart and Vascular Center, Inc.
1610 Prairie Center Pkwy Flr 3 Ste 2330
Brighton, CO 80601-4005
Phone: 303-659-7000
Fax: 303-654-9895
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Nelson A Prager, MD

Specialties: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Area of Focus: Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
Aurora Denver Cardiology Associates
1444 S Potomac St Ste 300
Aurora, CO 80012-4510
Phone: 303-750-0822
Fax: 303-750-1298
Accepting New Patients Yes

Donald A Rabor, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
High Plains Heart and Vascular Center, Inc.
1610 Prairie Center Pkwy Flr 3 Ste 2330
Brighton, CO 80601-4005
Phone: 303-659-7000
Fax: 303-654-9895
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Jerold L Saef, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
Grand Junction VA Medical Center
2121 North Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-242-0731
Fax: 970-985-7801
Accepting New Patients Yes

Rajesh K Sharma, MD

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease
Area of Focus: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
Primary Location:
SCL Health Heart & Vascular Institute – Lafayette
300 Exempla Cir Ste 310
Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone: 303-689-6420
Fax: 303-689-6430
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

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