Dr. Elden Rand

Cardiology
Sioux Falls, SD
20 years experience male

Locations

North Central Heart Institute

Sioux Falls, SD

Address

4520 W. 69th St, Sioux Falls, SD
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Medicare

Tricare

About

Bio

Dr. Rand is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac CT tomography, cardiac MRI, and internal medicine. He has additionally met criteria and been elected by his peers to Fellow status in the American College of Cardiology (FACC), American College of Physicians (FACP), American Society of Echocardiogaphy (FASE), American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (FASNC), and Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (FSCMR). He is an advanced (Level 3) echocardiographer. His experience includes serving as faculty for training cardiologists, internal medicine physicians, and medical students.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cardiology

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
ECG and anxiety: Anxiety would not elevate troponin nor cause PR segment abnormalities. Anxiety does commonly increase heart rate on ECG. Perhaps the release of adren ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
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20 years experience Cardiology
Pulmonary Embolism: Laboratory tests such as D-Dimer are sometimes helpful but are not definitive. The 2 major tests used to directly assess the lungs are a CT Pulmonary ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
After Colonoscopy: If no bowel movement days after a colo, there are several causes. Some sources say that it may take 3 days to have a BM after a colo. It may be from n ... Read More
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Sep 26, 2013
Great answers! Intelligent, respected expert. Highly recommend.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rand is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rand is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for your message. Would removal be under local or general anesthesic? Is it painful? Also, I am currently pregnant, would the procedure been done after pregnancy? Many thanks
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hello doc honestly you and the other two doctors did not mention that obesity, and stress can also cause this. currently my doctor said that i do not have high blood pressure
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Thanks for your quick reply! I had the cath done yesterday @11am. The site looks good. Was constipated. Having sharp pain lower abdomen. Still feel a little constipated

Awards

Outstanding Housestaff Teacher Of The Year
Outstanding Senior Resident Of The Year
Bronze Star Medal

Affiliations

University of South Dakota Sanford School Of Medicine
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