Dr. Christopher Gilbert, MD

Dr. Christopher Gilbert, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Christopher Gilbert, MD is a cardiology specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 201

Escondido, CA 92029

Contact Information

(858) 675-3100

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gilbert performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Gilbert's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Gilbert's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gilbert "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."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart 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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15  Procedures

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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilbert to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Gilbert's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

I must credit Dr. Gilbert for saving my life after being life flighted from my mountain home with a heart attack. His hospital care was spot on. I felt I was in good hands. However, although the office staff is friendly and the location clean, I could not get efficiently scheduled. My April visit...more
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Unaware of patient history. Apparently does not read patient file before visit.
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Very professional and personal took time to ask and answer all questions.
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