Dr. Andrea Tackett, MD

Dr. Andrea Tackett, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
39 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Andrea Tackett, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. She specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

Coastal Cardiology

1941 Johnson Ave Ste 101

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • Health Net
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Tackett'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tackett "Whether addressing acute symptoms or managing chronic concerns, Coastal Cardiology physicians acknowledge each patient's leadership in identifying their healthcare goals. We believe our ability to provide exemplary care is strengthened when we work in collaboration with the patient, their family members and other healthcare providers. We demonstrate our respect and compassion by committing to continuous improvement, through constant education, ongoing training and frequent feedback."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Kentucky / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Arizona
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Kentucky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tackett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tackett's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tackett to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Tackett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

It took 6 months to get a consultation with Dr. T. I was looking forward to meeting her because I heard good things. Upon arriving, I waited 50 minutes (20 in waiting lobby and 30 in exam room) before I saw her. She was friendly, yet I was a little shocked that she suggested I drink Powerade (a...more
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My experience this year was a complete 180° turn around from last year.Dr Tackett did not listen and jumped to conclusions with harsh judgements.The same lab reports of last year that were okay, were now horrible labs.Upon questioning this change of response from her, she became very short and...more
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Dr Tacket is a compassionate, thorough and interested physician. She talks to you, listens to what you have to say and does not hide behind her computer. I have had a very positive experience with her and trust her diagnoses.
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I have been with Dr. Tackett since having a stent. She has BY FAR been the most thoughtful and caring physician I have ever had. The office, the staff, the organization has been unbelievably helpful and attentive to my medical needs and questions. Unfortunately, my health insurance is pushing me...more
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Dr. Tackett is one of the most gentle, caring doctors I have had the pleasure to work with. I had an emergency situation and my PC asked her if she would see me right away. I was in her office the next day. She listened carefully to everything I had to say and calmly talked about my options. I...more
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