Dr. Christopher Woods, MD

Dr. Christopher Woods, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christopher Woods, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Burlingame, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 88% of peers
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Woods'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.

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)


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22  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.


  • Tulane University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • U.C.L.A.
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Stanford Hosp & Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Stanford Hosp & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • U C S F Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Gerald Reaven Award for Excellence in Basic Research, Stanford, 2011
  • Outstanding Clinical Fellow Award, Stanford, 2010
  • Stanford Clinical Investigator Pathway (SCIP) Fellow, Stanford, 2006-12
  • 2012 The Don and Sue Pritzker Fund Fellow Award, Stanford, 2012
  • Timothy F. Beckett, Jr Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford (Awarded two years consecutively by Stanford housestaff), 2009-10
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1998
Media & Publications

Dr. Woods has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Woods' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Woods to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Woods' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Highly recommended. No complaints. I found Dr Woods while looking for a doctor to help me get fitted with a specific type of defibrillator (an S-ICD) and I am delighted with the care I received. My surgery was uncomplicated and I am grateful for him and his staff.
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Excellent results with little side effects. Also, responds immediately to question on My Health On Line.
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