Ronald Chelsky, MD

Primary Location:
Address 10000 SE Main St Ste 60
Portland, OR 97216
Specialties: Cardiology Patient Rating: Gender: Male


Dr. Chelsky is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He holds a medical degree from the University of Texas and completed a residency and fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University. His practice incorporates general cardiology and nuclear medicine. Naturally drawn to medicine, Dr. Chelsky found cardiology to be a constantly changing field and was excited by the new technological breakthroughs in this specialty. He even found ways to incorporate computer modeling into his organic chemistry research.

Cardiology care draws on many aspects of internal medicine. Dr. Chelsky enjoys staying up to date on how issues like kidney disease, diabetes, and rheumatology can influence heart health. He’s also passionate about getting to know patients and believes understanding them better is key to providing the best care and support for their individual needs.

Adventist Health Portland’s anticoagulation clinic is directed by Dr. Chelsky. He is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and has participated in more than 30 clinical trials and published a number of scientific papers.

In his spare time, Dr. Chelsky enjoys cooking, skiing and following his kids to musical and sporting events.

  • Treatments

    • Clinical Cardiology
    • Cardiac Critical Care
    • Cardiac Rehab
    • Cardioversion
    • Diagnostic Angiography
    • Echocardiography
    • Diagnostic and Invasive Cardiology
    • Heart Rhythm monitoring
    • Nuclear imaging

    Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

    • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
    • Angina
    • Aortic Disease
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arterial Disease
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Atrial Defects
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Coronary Aneurysm
    • Coronary Artery Disease
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Failure
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Heart Valve Disease
    • Hypertension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Myocardial Ischemia
    • Pericarditis
    • Tricuspid valve disease
    • Ventricular Tachycardia


  • American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Dis, Cardiovascular Disease, 1991
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1988


  • Medical School

    University of Texas Health Science Center

  • Internship

    Oregon Health & Science University

  • Residency

    Oregon Health & Science University

  • Fellowship

    Oregon Health & Science University


Learn more about patient ratings
  • 06/11/2020
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Chelsky is informative, calm, and invested in his patients. His storytelling helps me understand my health status and feel connected to my physician.

  • 06/07/2020
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Chelsky was very helpful with my concerns. He listened to me and involved me in my plan.

  • 05/30/2020
    Rating: 5

    I would have no problems in recommending my care provider to anyone.

  • 05/18/2020
    Rating: 5

    I feel like I'm in very good hands with Dr Chelsky


  • Primary Location Adventist Health Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular
    10000 SE Main St Ste 60
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503) 257-0959 x6281 Map and directions