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Anwar Tandar
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Anwar Tandar, MD, FACC, FRCPC

Languages spoken: English, Indonesian, Mandarin Chinese

Clinical Locations

Blanding Family Practice

Blanding
435-678-0702

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County

Cardiovascular Clinic
Rock Springs
801-585-7676

University of Utah Hospital

Cardiovascular Center
Salt Lake City
801-585-7676
  • Anwar Tandar, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine with an appointment in the Cardiology Division at the University of Utah. He has been on faculty at the University of Utah since 2011and is the Co-Director of the Valve Clinic Program and the TAVR Program. Dr. Tandar cares for patients at the University of Utah Hospital and Memorial Hospital in Rock Springs. He received his medical degree from Sriwijaya University in Indonesia in 1994. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Universtiy of Massachusetts ( Worcester ) in 2000 and his General Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Utah in 2006. He then completed his Inteventional Cardiology Fellowship at the Universtiy of Utah in 2007. Dr. Tandar held a faculty appointment in Interventional Cardiology at SUNY-Buffalo before returning to the University of Utah. Dr. Tandar is actively involved in clinical research aimed at implementing innovative practices while maintaining the highest level of patient care.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Interventional Cardiology)

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 112 reviews )

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    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 16, 2024
    EXTERNAL SITE

    Dr. Tandar was great! He was very considerate of me as a patient. I highly recommend him.

    April 10, 2024
    UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

    I feel good being under Dr.Anwar Tandar care.

    March 10, 2024
    EXTERNAL SITE

    I feel confident in his ability to help with my heart problem. His advice for me makes sense and is doable.

    February 28, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Tandar is an awesome Dr, and he has a great bed side manner

    February 17, 2024
    UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

    I was very comfortable with the Dr's and staff. They gave me hope.

    February 13, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Su profesionalismo y dedicación al paciente, muy amable y sincero

    February 13, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Tandar explained everything very well. I feel very comfortable having him and his team help me improve my life circumstances.

    February 09, 2024
    EXTERNAL SITE

    Very caring doctor.

    February 07, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Tandar is GREAT physician, excellent listener, extremely knowledgeable, thorough, and accommodating and always responds to my messages. - Dr. John F. Wisniewski

  • Anwar Tandar, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine with an appointment in the Cardiology Division at the University of Utah. He has been on faculty at the University of Utah since 2011and is the Co-Director of the Valve Clinic Program and the TAVR Program. Dr. Tandar cares for patients at the University of Utah Hospital and Memorial Hospital in Rock Springs. He received his medical degree from Sriwijaya University in Indonesia in 1994. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Universtiy of Massachusetts ( Worcester ) in 2000 and his General Cardiology Fellowship at the University of Utah in 2006. He then completed his Inteventional Cardiology Fellowship at the Universtiy of Utah in 2007. Dr. Tandar held a faculty appointment in Interventional Cardiology at SUNY-Buffalo before returning to the University of Utah. Dr. Tandar is actively involved in clinical research aimed at implementing innovative practices while maintaining the highest level of patient care.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Interventional Cardiology)

    Education history

    Fellowship Interventional Cardiology/Peripheral Interventional Training - University of Utah-LDS Hospital Fellow
    Cardiology - University of Utah, Department of Medicine Fellow
    Internship St Vincent Hospital, Worcester Medical Center Intern
    Internal Medicine - Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center-University of Massachusetts Resident
    Fellowship Honorary Fellow, Surgery - National University Hospital Fellow
    Medicine - Sriwijaya University M.D.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Marashly Q, Taleb I, Kyriakopoulos CP, Dranow E, Jones TL, Tandar A, Overton SD, Tonna JE, Stoddard K, Wever-Pinzon O, Kemeyou L, Koliopoulou AG, Shah KS, Nourian K, Richins TJ, Burnham TS, Welt FG, McKellar SH, Nativi-Nicolau J, Drakos SG (2021). Predicting mortality in cardiogenic shock secondary to ACS requiring short-term mechanical circulatory support: The ACS-MCS score. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, 98(7), 1275-1284. (Read full article)
    2. Jones TL, Gowani SA, Abraham A, Sharma V, Glotzbach J, Morgan D, Welt FGP, Tandar A (2020). Trans-Septal Puncture Through Gore® Cardioform Septal Occluder Device - Step by Step Approach. Cardiovasc Revasc Med, 23, 91-93. (Read full article)
    3. Tandar A, Sharma V, Ibrahim M, Jones T, Morgan D, Montzingo C, Lee J, Birgenheier N, Silverton N, Abraham A, Welt FGP, Glotzbach JP (2021). Preventing or Minimizing Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. J Invasive Cardiol, 33(1), E32-E39. (Read full article)
    4. Taleb L, Koliopoulou AG, Tandar A, Tonna JE, Villela MA, Overton SD, Welt F, Stehlik JGilbert EM, Nativi-Nicolau J, Wever-Pinzon O, Selzman CH, McKellar SH, Fang JC, Drakos SG (2019). Shock Team Approach in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock Requiring Short-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support: A Proof of Concept  . Circulation, 140, 98-100.

    Case Report

    1. Jones TL, Sharma V, Glotzbach JP, Welt FGP, Tandar A (2020). Is timing everything? Bioprosthetic valve fracture in valve-in-valve TAVR. J Card Surg, 35(11), 3242-3243. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Sturm RC, Harrison J, Tandar A (2021). Frailty and TAVR-Is this the hard-to-define glass ceiling? Cardiovasc Revasc Med, 34, 61-62. (Read full article)
    2. Tandar A, Catino A, Sharma V (2020). Aortic Stenosis and Malignancy-A Shift in Trajectory: Management of Aortic Stenosis in Cancer Patients. Cardiovasc Revasc Med, 23, 66-67. (Read full article)

    Abstract

    1. Tandar A, Nielsen J, Whisenant BK (2020). Left Atrial Appendage Closure Review: Addressing Unmet Needs of AF Mediated Stroke Prevention with Evolving Science [Abstract].