Dr. Walter R. Hepp, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 56

1950 Arlington St Ste 400
Sarasota, FL 34239
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Dr. Hepp:

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Dr. Hepp's Experience

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Dr. Hepp's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hepp Performs

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

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Venice Regional Medical Center
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL 34285

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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. Hepp

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Heart Specialists Of Sarasota
Heart Specialists Of Sarasota
1950 Arlington St Ste 400
Sarasota, FL 34239
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    Dr. Hepp's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • 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
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Electrophysiological Studies
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Venous Hypertension
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    Background Check for Dr. Hepp

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    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

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    New England Deaconess Hospital
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Presby University Penn Med Center
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hepp & Staff

    • English
  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. Hepp's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Hepp has admitting privileges:

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    • Venice Regional Medical Center

    • Sarasota Memorial Hospital

  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. Hepp

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hepp to family and friends

    21 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Hepp's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    21 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 20 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hepp
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    22 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    22 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hepp accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • HealthPartners
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Pekin Insurance
    • POMCO Group
    • Tricare
    • Tufts Health Plan
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    Heart Specialists Of Sarasota
    1950 Arlington St Ste 400
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 917-4250 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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