Dr. Kar Lai Wong, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Female • Age 47

121 N 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Dr. Wong:

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Dr. Wong's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Wong's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Wong Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Wong Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Lankenau Medical Center
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wong

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Appointments & Offices

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Cardiology-Arrhythmia - Chinatown
121 N 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
MLHC Cardiology-Arrhythmia Consultants
Cardiology-Arrhythmia - Lankenau
100 E Lancaster Ave
Wynnewood, PA 19096
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    Dr. Wong's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 2009
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2000
    • Internal Medicine, 1995
    1
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Electrophysiological Studies
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Wong

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1995

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1999
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wong & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Wong's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Lankenau Medical Center where Dr. Wong has admitting privileges:

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    • Lankenau Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wong

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wong to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Wong's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wong
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Wong and her staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Wong accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Wong before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does she accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    Cardiology-Arrhythmia - Chinatown
    121 N 9th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (610) 649-6980 (Office)
    B
    MLHC Cardiology-Arrhythmia Consultants
    Cardiology-Arrhythmia - Lankenau
    100 E Lancaster Ave
    Wynnewood, PA 19096
    (610) 649-6980 (Office)
    C
    Pennsylvania Cardiology Assocs
    230 W Washington Sq
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    (215) 829-5064 (Office)
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