Dr. Christopher Gilbert, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
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Dr. Christopher Gilbert, MD
After receiving his undergraduate degree with honors from Tulane University in New Orleans, Dr. Christopher Gilbert went on to receive his medical degree from Tulane University. Dr. Gilbert completed his residency in Baltimore at Baltimore City Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was awarded Outstanding Fellow during his postgraduate fellowship in Cardiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr Gilbert has been practicing General and Interventional Cardiology with Escondido Cardiology Associates since 1982. He is Board Certified in Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology and American College of Physicians.

1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 201

Escondido, CA 92029

Contact Information

(858) 675-3100

Dr. Christopher Gilbert, MD

Dr. Christopher Gilbert, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers

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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

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • Dizziness
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • 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
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thrombolysis

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Baltimore City Hospitals Service
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Fellow, Harbor UCLA Fellowship, 1982
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilbert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilbert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilbert to family and friends
4.2
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Gilbert'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 (2)
in san marcos ca |
Unaware of patient history. Apparently does not read patient file before visit.
valley center |
Very professional and personal took time to ask and answer all questions.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gilbert accepts 7 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
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value

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Hospitals where Dr. Gilbert has admitting privileges

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025
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Palomar Medical Center Poway
15615 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
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