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Dr. C Michael Wright, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Wright

C. Michael Wright, MD Inc.

9850 Genesee Ave Ste 780 La Jolla, CA 92037

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Dr. C Michael Wright, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai in 1981 and specializes in cardiology, clinical lipidology, and more.


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About Me

Care Philosophy

Although I am a general cardiologist, my research and extra training has been in preventive cardiology and clinical lipidology (diagnosis and management of high triglycerides and cholesterol). I believe in identifying high risk individuals as early a...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2005
Clinical Lipidology- Board Certified 2005
1988
UCSD Sch Med
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Jewish Hospital @ Washington University
Residency Hospital
1983
Jewish Hospital @ Washington University
Internship Hospital
1981
Mount Sinai
Medical School
1974
Georgetown U-Georgetown MC
Undergraduate School
2005
1988
1985
1983
1981
1974

Languages

  • French
  • English

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(858) 450-3388

Dr. Wright accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
Carecentrix Health Plan
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Health Net
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
National Elevator
POMCO Group
Simplifi
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wright's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Murmur
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wright treats Heart Murmur more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Wright treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wright treats Heart Disease more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Wright treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Cardiac Imaging
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wright performs Cardiac Imaging more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Wright performs this procedure more than 9% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cardiac Echocardiography (ECG)
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac

Dr. Wright's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease