Dr. Kanti M. Uppal, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 48

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

Procedures Dr. Uppal Performs

  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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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 FOUNDATION HOSPITAL INP PHY 51A
1425 S Main St Fl 3rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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    Dr. Uppal's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular 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
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Uppal

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Uppal & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Uppal accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicare
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    Office Locations

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    PACIFIC COAST CARDIAC SURGEONS
    2900 Whipple Ave Ste 210
    Redwood City, CA 94062
    (650) 367-6086 (Office)
    (650) 364-3728 (Fax)
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    DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
    KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL INP PHY 51A
    1425 S Main St Fl 3rd
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    (925) 295-4000 (Office)
    (925) 295-4766 (Fax)
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