Dr. Alfonso Prieto, MD

Dr. Alfonso Prieto, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Alfonso Prieto, MD is a cardiology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1996 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

2 Palisades Dr

Albany, NY 12205

Contact Information

(518) 458-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Prieto performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Syncope
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Prieto's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Columbia Presbyn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Columbia Presbyn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Columbia Presbyn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Columbia Presbyn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prieto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Prieto does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Prieto and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Prieto's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prieto to family and friends
20 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Prieto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have a implant in, I have a torn miniscus and they need approval from him to do a mri. Needless to say I've been waiting over a month for them to call me back after a million phonecalls to them. At this point I'm ready to take it out myself. Can't hurt anymore than my knee does!!!!
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