Dr. Andrew Michaels, MD

Dr. Andrew Michaels, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(23)
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Dr. Andrew Michaels, MD is a cardiology specialist in Eureka, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

2773 Harris St Ste A

Eureka, CA 95503

Contact Information

(707) 442-1182

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
3

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Univ California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Univ California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Univ California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Phonocardiographic timing of third and fourth heart sounds during acute myocardial infarction., 2006
  • Utility of Intracardiac Echocardiography for Atrial Baffle Leak Closure in Repaired Transposition of the Great Arteries., 2010
  • Population-based assessment of familial inheritance and neurologic comorbidities among patients with an isolated atrial septal defect., 2009
  • Management of massive and submassive pulmonary embolism, iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association., 2011
  • Acute effects of intravenous nesiritide on cardiac contractility in heart failure., 2010
  • Left ventricular systolic unloading and augmentation of intracoronary pressure and Doppler flow during enhanced external counterpulsation., 2002
  • Computerized acoustic cardiography correlates with echocardiography and invasive haemodynamics after percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy., 2011
  • Relationship between accurate auscultation of a clinically useful third heart sound and level of experience., 2006
  • Association between phonocardiographic third and fourth heart sounds and objective measures of left ventricular function., 2005
  • Effects of intravenous levosimendan on human coronary vasomotor regulation, left ventricular wall stress, and myocardial oxygen uptake., 2005
  • Acute hemodynamic effects of intravenous nesiritide on left ventricular diastolic function in heart failure patients., 2009
  • Interatrial shunt closure devices in patients with nickel allergy., 2009
  • Nesiritide acutely increases pulmonary and systemic levels of nitric oxide in patients with pulmonary hypertension., 2006
  • Medication errors in acute cardiovascular and stroke patients: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association., 2010
  • Effects of intravenous nesiritide on human coronary vasomotor regulation and myocardial oxygen uptake., 2003
  • Long-term mortality, cause of death, and temporal trends in complications after percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty for calcific aortic stenosis., 2006
  • Percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure using Helex and Amplatzer devices without intraprocedural echocardiographic guidance., 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Michaels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michaels to family and friends
4.1
based on 23 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Michaels' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in garberville CA |
Dr. Michaels has the best bedside manner and he is very knowledgeable for what he is doing. He was very patiently explaining the medication and procedure to me. I was left with no questions, but satisfaction and appreciation. We are fortunate having him here!
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in Eureka, CA |
When I was at ER, I was moments from death with a complete blocked LED. He saved me. Great Doctor nd kind bedside manner.
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Dr. Michaels accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
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    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
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