Dr. Thomas Waltman, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 54

9350 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Waltman's Specialties

  • Cardiology

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Hospital Quality

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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
MOORES CANCER CENTER
8530
9350 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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    Dr. Waltman's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
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    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    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 California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Waltman & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Waltman'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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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waltman to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Waltman's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Waltman

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    MOORES CANCER CENTER
    8530
    9350 Campus Point Dr
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 657-8530 (Office)
    (858) 657-8021 (Fax)
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