Dr. Charles Breed, MD

Dr. Charles Breed, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(15)
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Dr. Charles Breed, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Tempe, AZ. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

2055 E Southern Ave Ste F

Tempe, AZ 85282

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • 22 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 86% of peers
Chest Pain
high
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Arizona State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Good Samaritan Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Good Samaritan Regional Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Med University Sc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Phoenix Top Docs, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Breed's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Breed to family and friends
3.7
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Breed's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

in Tempe, AZ |
Went in for checkups on heart problems 3 mnths ago. advised everything would be covered by insurance as well. They Never got back to me. But sent me a bill. I called them and after a couple days and a bunch of back and forth with the owner . (His wife...) dr breed finally called me. Bill was...more
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in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Breed will be a best choice for anyone needing a top cardiologist. I have been a patient of his since 1985 when He & Dr. EJ Hull diagnosed me with a 100% blocked anterior coronary artery; they resolved it. They were pioneers in angioplasty. I have NEVER considered another cardiologist since. ...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Breed accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    Care1st Health Plan Arizona
    Health Choice Arizona
    Health Net Access
    UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Banner Physician Hospital Organization (BPHO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
    Medicaid
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
    Health Net of Arizona HMO
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
    OptumHealth Care Solutions
    PacifiCare Arizona PPO
    PacifiCare PPO
    Secure Horizons
    Sierra Health
    UMR
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare West
  • WellCare

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