Nelson Prager, MD


Clinic Cardiac Electrophysiology, Interventional Cardiology in Vail
Specialties Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease
Contact (970) 476-1110
Languages English, Spanish

Education

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Residency: Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital
Fellowship: Barnes Hospital, Washington University
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Interventional Cardiology

Biography

Dr. Prager is a cardiologist with Vail Health's Cardiovascular Center. His special interests include cardiac electrophysiology, heart rhythm disturbances, and coronary artery disease. He has done research and published articles in these areas. Dr. Prager is a third generation Coloradoan and grew up in Denver. He earned a degree in chemical engineering and biochemistry from the University of Colorado and received his medical degree from the University of Colorado Medical School. He did his postgraduate training in Denver and his cardiology training at Washington University in St. Louis at Barnes Hospital. Dr. Prager is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiology Interventions and Angiography. He is a member of the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, American Heart Association, and the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology. Dr. Prager is an avid golfer with a handicap of 8 and enjoys playing the piano.

Dr. Prager sees patients at St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. For an appointment in Leadville, call 719-486-0230.

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