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Dr. Edward Telfer, MD

Cardiology*
4.3 (12)
Map Pin Small Rockford, IL
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Edward Telfer, MD

Dr. Edward Telfer, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Rockford, IL. They specialize in Cardiology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN / ANN ARBOR and is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rochelle Community Hospital, OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, UW Health, HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital and Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Telfer an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Telfer works at Practice in Rockford, IL with other offices in Sycamore, IL and Mendota, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Conditions Treated and Procedures Performed

Dr. Telfer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Cardiovascular Institute At Osf LLC
    444 Roxbury Rd, Rockford, IL 61107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 398-3000
  2. 2
    Northern Illinois Sleep Center Sc
    2540 Hauser Ross Dr Ste 250, Sycamore, IL 60178 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 754-2458
  3. 3
    Osf Saint Paul Medical Center
    1401 E 12th St, Mendota, IL 61342 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (309) 691-4410

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital
  • OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center
  • Rochelle Community Hospital
  • OSF Saint Paul Medical Center
  • UW Health
  • HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital
  • Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Atrial Flutter
Cardioversion, Elective
Atrial Fibrillation

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Atrial Flutter
Cardioversion, Elective
Atrial Fibrillation
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Electrophysiological Study
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Endocarditis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Cardiomegaly
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Murmur
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Infective Endocarditis
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Septal Defect
Sinus Tachycardia
Subacute Endocarditis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Unstable Angina
Venous Compression
Ventricular Fibrillation
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1700805249
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN / ANN ARBOR
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Disease
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    Dr. Edward Telfer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Telfer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Telfer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Telfer has seen patients for Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Telfer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Telfer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Telfer.

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