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Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology • Male • Age 55

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Dr. Cava's Experience

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Dr. Cava's Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

Procedures Dr. Cava Performs

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest

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Hospital Quality

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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Children’s Hospital in Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin -- Main Campus
8915 W Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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    Dr. Cava's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Cardiology
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    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Hypertension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Cava

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Loyola University Of Chicago-Stritch School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Chldns Hospital Wis
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Fellowship Hospital

    Christ Hospital and Medical Centers
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cava & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Cava's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Cava's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Cava

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • Wisconsin Physicians Service
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    Children’s Hospital in Wisconsin
    Children's Hospital of Wisconsin -- Main Campus
    8915 W Connell Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53226
    (877) 607-5280 (Office)
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