Dr. Bruno Cotter, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Cotter
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. Bruno Cotter, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cotter has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universite De Lausanne, Faculte De Medicine medical school in 1982. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cotter to book an appointment.


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Dr. Bruno Cotter, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cotter has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. H...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Education

University Ca San Diego Med Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Universite De Lausanne, Faculte De Medicine
Medical School

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Dr. Cotter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
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Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
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Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
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UC Care-CA PPO
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UC Health Savings Plan-CA
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HealthyBlue 2.0
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 62% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotter treats Mitral Valve Regurgitation more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Cotter treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotter treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Cotter treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotter treats Atrial Flutter more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Cotter treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotter treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Cotter treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotter treats Hyperlipidemia more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Cotter treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotter treats Heart Disease more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Cotter treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. Cotter's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103
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