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Shahzad Chindhy, MD

4.9 out of 5 stars

Accepting New Patients



Clinical Interests:

Cardiovascular Prevention
Cholesterol Management
Atrial fibrillation
Congestive Heart Failure
Nuclear Cardiology
Coronary CTA
Critical Care Medicine
Valvular Heart Disease
Cardiac rehabilitation

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Dr. Chindhy has extensive training in all facets of non-invasive Cardiology. He is passionate about preventive cardiology, cholesterol management, cardiac risk factor modification, hypertension, inflammation, and cardiovascular disease. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology, National Lipid Association, and American Society of Preventive Cardiology. Dr. Chindhy has extensive experience in cardiovascular research. He has presented at numerous international cardiology conferences and authored many academic manuscripts pertaining to cardiovascular health, rehabilitation after heart attacks, and lipid disorders.

Dr. Chindhy takes a patient-centered approach to care, spending time to tailor therapies that are suited to the individual needs of each patient. He enjoys educating his patients on lowering their risk for developing heart disease and having a first heart attack or stroke, while also preventing further issues in patients who already have cardiovascular disease. He has advanced imaging expertise, with board certifications in advanced echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography (CT), and nuclear cardiology. He utilizes these modalities in the care of all of his patients, but they are particularly useful in caring for patients with coronary or structural heart disease.

When not working, Dr. Chindhy enjoys traveling, international cuisine, exercising, and spending time with family.

Education & Training

Medical School:

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Madison, WI.


University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX/ Internal Medicine


University of California, San Diego, CA/ Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certification(s):

National Board of Echocardiography NBE; Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computer Tomography CBCCT; Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology CBNC; American Board of Internal Medicine ABIM

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.9 out of 5 (303 ratings, 142 comments)

  • Mar 29, 2024

    I was totally amazed that I was able to finally schedule my [ ]- thank you to everyone that made this possible

  • Mar 28, 2024

    everyone especially dr Chindhy

  • Mar 28, 2024

    Everyone was friendly as well as professional. I am here for six months every year. Up north the cardiology group I see u there is larger and less personal.

  • Mar 28, 2024

    The visit was great , all personnel were courteous and professional. The doctor explained everything thoroughly, and I felt safe and secure regarding my health.

  • Mar 27, 2024

    The front desk employees, Isabel and Michelove, were very personable, friendly and professional. They made the check in and check out experience fantastic. Peggy, medical assistant, was also extremely professional and engaging. Dr Chindhy did not disappoint ei ther. My wife and myself had previously been with [ ] and the change to Lee Health has been wonderful. Utilization of Mychart and the people have been beyond expectations.

  • Mar 27, 2024

    Dr Chindhy was very approachable in answering questions and my concerns

  • Mar 26, 2024

    Everyone was pleasant and very nice and Courteous.

  • Mar 26, 2024

    Excellent care. But the effect that is unbelievable and it will become unbelievable

  • Mar 9, 2024

    Dr. Chindhy is probably the best doctor in any field I've ever encountered in over 40 years in Fort Myers. Please don't ever let him leave!

  • Mar 3, 2024


  • Mar 2, 2024

    Excellent Doctor

  • Mar 1, 2024

    Nurse/assistant (Siska?) was very courteous and professional. Great attitude. Dr. Chindhy was top notch. I am a high-anxiety patient and he put me at ease with his relaxed manner, patience and great listening skills. This was only my first visit with him, but at this point, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr. Chindhy to anybody in need of a cardiologist.

  • Feb 28, 2024

    Extremely pleased with the thoroughness and pleasant visit with Dr. Chindy!

  • Feb 28, 2024

    The whole team works together very well. A pleasure to attend an appointment with this group. Have full faith in the decisions for treatment.

  • Feb 9, 2024

    Everyone was professional, nice and helpful.

  • Feb 9, 2024

    This group…..LEE, amazing clinicians!

  • Feb 7, 2024

    Visit was excellent and was handled professionally.

  • Feb 5, 2024

    Everyone in that office were excellent.

  • Feb 3, 2024

    Wonderful experience

  • Feb 1, 2024

    He truly is the best cardiologist I’ve ever had.

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