Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD

Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD

Cardiovascular & Metabolic DiseasesMaleAge 68

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Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD is a Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease Specialist in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Appleton has more experience with Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Heart Conditions, and Cardiac Electrical System Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Appleton to book an appointment.

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Mayo Clinic - Arizona

Scottsdale13400 E Shea Blvd Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Dr. Appleton is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona Phoenix, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Appleton is very professional and is a very nice person. He made me feel comfortable and secure because he knew what my medical problems were and what procedures were necessary to get me on the road to good health. I'm grateful and thankful that I found Dr. Appleton.
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Appleton

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Appleton treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Appleton treats other conditions, please contact the office at (480) 702-3862.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

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 Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Appleton is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Mitral Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Appleton is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

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Heart Disease
First Degree Heart Block
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Congestive Heart Failure
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Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Appleton is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
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Dr. Appleton's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • 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)
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who...Read more

Biography

Hypertensive heart disease Diastolic dysfunction Pericardial disease Valvular heart disease Hypertrophic and restrictive cardiomyopathies

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiology

Education

Stanford University Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1975
Stanford University
Undergraduate School

Awards

  • Educator of the Year - Research | Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2002
  • House Staff Teacher of the Year | University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1983
  • Best Doctors in Phoenix - Scottsdale | Polling of Regional Peers, 2003
  • Clinical Science Educator of the Year - Finalist | University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1990
  • Best Doctors in America | National Polling of Peers, 2002
  • Clinical Science Educator of the Year - Finalist University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1990
  • Clinical Science Educator of the Year (finalist) | University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1990
  • Best Doctors in America | National Polling of Peers, 2010
  • Educator of the Year-Research | Mayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2002
  • Excellence in Teaching | Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2002

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Society of Echocardiograph, Fellow
  • Awards Committe -American Society of Echocardiography, Member
  • Board of Directors National Board of Echocardiography Inc., Member
  • Echocardiography Committee- American College of Cardiology, Member
  • Live Program Committee- American Society of Echocardiography, Member
  • Society of Cardiovsacular Computed Tomography, Member
  • Subspecialty Board on Cardiovascular Diseases- American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Member
  • Task Force on Clinical Recommendations for Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging of Patients with Pericardial Diseases- American Society of Echocardiography, Member

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How can I make an appointment with Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (480) 702-3862.

Does Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Appleton has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Appleton frequently treats Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Heart Conditions, and Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Appleton specializes.

Where is Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD's office located?

Dr. Appleton's office is located at 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

92% Patient Experience Rating, 23% higher than the national average

33 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022)