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Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology • Male

18372 Clark St Ste 218
Tarzana, CA 91356
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Dr. Ong's Offices

Heart Rhythm Specialists of Southern California
Tarzana
18372 Clark St Ste 218
Tarzana, CA 91356
227 W Janss Rd Ste 360
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark Street
Tarzana, CA 91356
Sherman Oaks Hospital
4929 Van Nuys Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Ong accepting new patients?

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    Heart Rhythm Specialists of Southern California
    Tarzana
    18372 Clark St Ste 218
    Tarzana, CA 91356
    (818) 600-4512
    Contact Information
    (818) 342-5377 (Office)
    (818) 996-9378 (Fax)
    • Parking: Free
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    227 W Janss Rd Ste 360
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    (818) 600-4512
    Contact Information
    (818) 342-5377 (Office)
    (818) 996-9378 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Medicare
    • Motion Picture Industry Health Plan
    • Providence Health Plans
    • UnitedHealthCare
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  2. Dr. Ong's Experience

    Dr. Ong's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Ong says...

    • Ablation
    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Angiography
    • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    • Cardioversion
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • Echocardiography
    • Electrophysiological Study
    • Nonthoracotomy ICD Implantation
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Tilt Testing
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Ultrasound, Cardiac
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    Dr. Ong says...

    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia, Familial, 1
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Brugada Syndrome
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Ebstein's Anomaly
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Block
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Long QT Syndrome
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
    • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
    • Pericardial Disease
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    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome
    • Supraventricular Tachycardia
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Ventricular Fibrillation
    • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
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    Background Check for Dr. Ong

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Solomon Scholar, 1992
    • National Institute of Health Research Grant, 1996
    • Merck Fellowship, 1995
    • Relation between ligament of Marshall and adrenergic atrial tachyarrhythmia. Circulation. 1999 Aug 24;100(8):876-83., 1999
    • Arrhythmias Following Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation: Comparison of Epicardial and Transvenous Systems. American Journal of Cardiology 1995;75:137-40., 1995
    • Prevalence of Retrograde Accessory Pathway Conduction During Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 1997;8(4);377-387., 1997
    • Pulmonary veins and ligament of Marshall as sources of rapid activations in a canine model of sustained atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 2001 Feb 27;103(8):1157-63., 2001
    • Focal source hypothesis of atrial fibrillation. J Electrocardiol. 1998;31 Suppl:32-4., 1998
    • The Relation Between Atrial Fibrillation Wavefront Characteristics and Accessory Pathway Conduction. Journal of Clinical Investigation 1995;96:2284-96., 1995
    • End Afib
    • Website, 2004
    • Atrial fibrillation ablation, 2009
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    UCLA/West La Va Medical Center
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    UCLA/West La Vamc
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cedars-Sinai Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
    Complete in 1996
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cardiology Fellowship
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    U.C. Berkeley
    Graduated in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ong & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Taiwanese
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  3. Dr. Ong's Hospital Quality

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    • Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center

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    • West Hills Hospital & Medical Center

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    88 responses
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    88 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    88 responses
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    87 responses
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