Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD

Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD

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64 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Appleton, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale

13400 E Shea Blvd Ste 2B

Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Accepted insurance

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Mitral Valve Stenosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine**
  • 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 Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • 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
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Appleton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Appleton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Appleton to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Appleton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Prescott, AZ 86303 |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Appleton accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Appleton has admitting privileges

Mayo Clinic Hospital
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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