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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 49

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 210
Redwood City, CA 94062
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Dr. Uppal's Experience

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Dr. Uppal's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Uppal Performs

  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center
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Vacaville, CA 95688

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PACIFIC COAST CARDIAC SURGEONS
PACIFIC COAST CARDIAC SURGEONS
2900 Whipple Ave Ste 210
Redwood City, CA 94062
DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
KAISER PERMANENTE
1425 S Main St # 64
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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    Dr. Uppal's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Uppal

    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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Los Angeles County Harborucla Medical Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Uppal & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Uppal's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Uppal's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Uppal

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    • Yes.

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    • Commercial Insurance Company
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    Office Locations

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    PACIFIC COAST CARDIAC SURGEONS
    2900 Whipple Ave Ste 210
    Redwood City, CA 94062
    (650) 364-3828 (Office)
    (650) 306-0900 (Fax)
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    DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
    KAISER PERMANENTE
    1425 S Main St # 64
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (925) 295-4000 (Office)
    (925) 295-4766 (Fax)
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