Dr. Christopher Forrest, MD

Dr. Christopher Forrest, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Forrest, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Walnut Creek, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

1425 S Main St

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Contact Information

(925) 295-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
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more than 70% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 64% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 60% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • 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
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thrombolysis
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

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 Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Good Samaritan Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Good Samaritan Regional Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Good Samaritan Regional Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forrest has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Forrest does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Forrest and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Forrest's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forrest to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Forrest'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
Under 10 minutes

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Dr. Forrest accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Forrest has admitting privileges

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
2425 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94115
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