Dr. Cheung Kwok Tom Leung, MD

Dr. Cheung Kwok Tom Leung, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Cheung Kwok Tom Leung, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Gilroy, CA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Read his story

9360 N Name Uno Ste 110

Gilroy, CA 95020

Contact Information

(408) 848-2525

Insurance Accepted

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

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Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypertensive Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Leung's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leung "I was a Chemical Engineer before I went into Medicine. I became a Christian in 1975. That changed my life direction. In 1977, I went back to school part time at University of Massachusetts to complete my requirements for Medical School. I was honored to be accepted to Washington University School of Medicine on early decision ( Applying only to one school and get accepted ). I became interested in Cardiology through the mentoring of Dr. Robert Paine. He was a great teacher in EKG and in Clinical cardiology. I was able to apply my Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Engineering background to the study of Clinical Cardiology. I had fun in my Medicine residency, training in a City and County hospital where my hard work and dedication translated to saving life and confidence in clinical decision making. My Cardiology Fellowship training was at Washington University Jewish Hospital which prepared me well for clinical practice. I was certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology. i am a Fellow of American College of Cardiology. I was recruited to practice in Gilroy, California and I was exceptionally well received by my colleagues. I practice preventive cardiology, valvular heart diseases, echocardiography, stress testing, pacemaker, defibrillator. I was a pioneer to recommend carvedilol therapy to improve patients with congestive heart failure (1995). In 1998, I recommended bi-venticular pacing for patient with refractory shortness of breath and subsequent to her successful treatment, she walked 3 miles daily! I referred many patients for Mitral Valve Repair instead of Mitral Valve Replacement as early as 1994!! The second patients in Partner Trial for high risk Aortic Stenosis came from my referral. As soon as the Heart Valve was deployed, her mean Aortic gradient dropped from over 50 mmHg to less than 10 mmHg and her ejection fraction went from 30 % to over 50%. To be the best preventive Cardiologist, i studied and was certified in Clinical Lipidology. In 1997, I was the number one prescriber for statin therapy to prevent heart disease in Santa Clara County. I aspire to provide the best and appropriate treatment for my patients as God has given much to me and my family!!"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leung "In my practice, I believe medicine is compassionate, personal, caring and healing. I aim to enrich the lives of my patients daily by making them feel welcome like family, and building trust and security. I aim to build a practice that patients view as excellent and loving, and always provide exceptional care by listening and tailoring to each patients individual needs."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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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
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Echocardiography
  • Stress Echocardiogram

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

  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Luke's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Lukes Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Jewish Hosp-Wash U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leung's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leung to family and friends
2.5
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Leung Says:

My staff and I love feed backs from the patients and their family.

I am very available to my patients and my physician colleagues.

Dr. Leung's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Gilroy, CA |
Dr. Leung has been my physician for many years and I would not want it any other way. His breath and scope of applied medical knowledge exceeds other medical providers in this area. He diagnoses and treats me based on my ever evolving individual health needs and circumstances. His demeanor and follow up are professional, caring, sincere and honest. Due to his extensive networking and on-going continuing education, Dr. Leung provides me with referenced based advice and refers me when appropriate.
in San Jose, CA |
Dr Leung is an experienced and well practiced doctor. I used the equipment and doctor's office for some cardiovascular testing. He was able to report immediately that my heart didn't have any blockage. He brings his knowledge and experience to provide good guidance.
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Dr. Leung accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic PPO
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Leung has admitting privileges

Saint Louise Regional Hospital
9400 N Name Uno
Gilroy, CA 95020
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