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Dr. Waqar Cheema is a cardiologist in Norwood, MA, offering care for conditions affecting the heart & cardiovascular system, such as coronary artery disease.


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Steward Norwood Hospital, Inc.  


(781) 255-0681


800 Washington Street, Norwood Hospital Icu, Norwood, MA 02062-3487

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Cardiology & Internal Medicine
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Languages Spoken English

Steward Medical Group, Inc.  


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(617) 787-4644


11 Nevins Street, Brighton, MA 02135-3514

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Cardiology & Internal Medicine
Languages Spoken English

Associates in Internal Medicine Inc.  


(781) 762-0634


825 Washington Street, Suite 340, Norwood, MA 02062-3449

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Cardiology & Internal Medicine
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Cheema
Dr. Cheema



Dr. Waqar Cheema graduated from Other in 1985.

Dr. Cheema has three offices in Massachusetts where he specializes in Cardiology and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Cheema works with two hundred and thirteen doctors including Dr. Clyde Niles and Dr. Oscar Le.


Education & Training  

Medical School

  • Other
    MD • 1985

Hospital Affiliations

  • Steward Norwood Hospital
  • Rhode Island Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc
  • Steward St. Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston, Inc.
  • Tufts Medical Center

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Dr. Cheema's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  

Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Cheema, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  • Participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 58 
  • Number of Services: 6560 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 54 
  • Number of Medical Services: 6544 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 2041 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 2041 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 77 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 219 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 585 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 698 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 539 
  • Number of Female Patients : 1163 
  • Number of Male Patients: 878 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 1929 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 38 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 15 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 23 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 36 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 1606 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 435 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 29% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 24% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 9% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 15% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 42% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 32% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 25% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 31% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 33% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 72% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 57% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 13% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 43% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 9% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 11% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $1,066,789.00 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $346,095.56 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $254,741.86 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $235,500.73 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $1,066,011.00 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $345,759.66 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $254,412.67 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $235,171.54 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 4 
  • Number of Drug Services: 16 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 16 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $778.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $335.90 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $329.19 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $329.19