Dr. Craig Sclar, MD

Dr. Craig Sclar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Craig Sclar, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara in 1978 and specializes in cardiology.

7830 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Ste 100

San Diego, CA 92111

Contact Information

(858) 268-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
high
more than 83% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 82% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Sclar'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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 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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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12  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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Mt Sinai Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mt Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Rutgers Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sclar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sclar's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sclar to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Sclar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I'm 52. I saw two Drs before coming to see Dr Sclar. They got me in immediately. I'd been having some chest pains that other MDs suggested (even after an ekg) was likely Gerd. Dr. Sclar listened to my symptoms and said "it's not Gerd, go to the ER immediately." I asked about doing and...more
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Dr Sclar attended me associated with an emergency visit to Scripps Hospital, resulting from a heart attack. He did an excellent job explaining what had most likely happened to me and his strategy for the next morning. The next morning's procedures resulted in four stints being installed. He even...more
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