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Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD

Cardiology* Age 55
Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD
4.4 (9 Ratings)
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Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Birmingham, AL.
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Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD

Cardiology* Age 55
Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience
Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Birmingham, AL.

About

Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has 32 years experience. They graduated from University Catolica Madre y Maestra, Santiago in 1992 and completed a residency at Wayne State U/Detroit Medical Center.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Vaughan Regional Medical Center and Shoals Hospital. Dr. Tallaj has experience treating conditions like Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) and Pulmonary Hypertension among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Tallaj received an average rating of 4.4/5 from patients and has been reviewed 9 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Tallaj also speaks Spanish. Dr. Tallaj is board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Systolic Heart Failure
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chest Pain
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Congenital Heart Defects
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
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
Pericardial Disease
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Constrictive Pericarditis
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Second Degree Heart Block
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systemic Vasculitis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Third Degree Heart Block
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Screening
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
Heart Transplant
Heart Xenotransplant
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Nuclear Stress Testing
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

Insurance Accepted

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PPO
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Network L
    Blue Network P PPO
    Blue Network S PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
    National POS
  • Choice Plus POS
    Medica Choice
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 The Kirklin Clinic
    2000 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    13:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 13:00
  2. 2 Office
    1900 University Blvd # THT-321, Birmingham, AL 35233
  3. 3 Dept of Veteran Affairs
    700 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tallaj
4.4
Based on 9 Reviews
5 Stars (7)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (1)

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Oct 29, 2016
We live Dr. Tallaj, he has always been available for us, he and his team are responsible for my husband's post heart transplant care. Sam had his transplant at UAB 28 years ago!
Iris Fitts in Foley, AL — Oct 29, 2016
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Cardiology
Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University Catolica Madre y Maestra, Santiago
    1992
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Wayne State University
    1996
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Wayne State U/Detroit Medical Center
    1998
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University Ala
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Tallaj's profile.

Dr. Tallaj frequently treats the following conditions: Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) and Pulmonary Hypertension. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD is affiliated with Vaughan Regional Medical Center and Shoals Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Jose Tallaj, MD holds board certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Vaughan Regional Medical Center

    1015 Medical Center Pkwy, Selma, AL

  • Shoals Hospital

    201 Avalon Ave, Muscle Shoals, AL