Dr. Murali Dharan, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 57

1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 120
Danville, CA 94526
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Dr. Dharan's Experience

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Dr. Dharan's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Dharan Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Hospital Quality

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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
John Muir Medical Center - Concord
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520

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East Bay Cardiovascular and Th
East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Assoc
1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 120
Danville, CA 94526
East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Associates
East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Associates
2222 East St Ste 375
Concord, CA 94520
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    Dr. Dharan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
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    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Dharan

    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

    Internship Hospital

    Coimbatore Med Coll, Madras U
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Coimbatore Med Coll, Madras U
    Complete in 1985
    Madras Med Coll/Govt Gen Hosp
    Complete in 1988
    P.S.G. Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research
    Complete in 1986

    Fellowship Hospital

    Deborah Heart&Lung Center
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dharan & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Dharan's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek

    • Sutter Delta Medical Center

    • John Muir Medical Center - Concord

    • Valleycare Medical Center

    • San Ramon Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
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    4.5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dharan to family and friends

    4.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Dharan's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    14 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    14 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Dharan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Office Locations

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    East Bay Cardiovascular and Th
    East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Assoc
    1320 El Capitan Dr Ste 120
    Danville, CA 94526
    (925) 676-2600 (Office)
    (925) 680-0212 (Fax)
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    East Bay Cardiovascular and Thoracic Associates
    2222 East St Ste 375
    Concord, CA 94520
    (925) 676-2600 (Office)
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