Dr. Cynthia Thaik, MD

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, MD is a cardiology specialist in Burbank, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She specializes in cardiology, internal medicine, and more.

Burbank Aesthetics Medical Spa

2211 W Magnolia Blvd Ste 140

Burbank, CA 91506
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicare

Learn about Dr. Thaik

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Top Care Areas

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

Mitral Valve Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Thaik'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thaik "Dr. Cynthia M. Thaik is a Harvard trained physician who is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, practicing medicine since 1990. She is the best selling author of Your Vibrant Heart and former Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine She practices in an integrative holistic style and is attentive to details, listens to her patients, caring, knowledgeable, and comprehensive in her care of each individual"

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nutrition

2  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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17  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.


  • University of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Brigham & Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Elected Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Beth Isreal Hospital, 1993
  • Summa Cum Laude, University Of Illinois, 1986
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Chicago, 1990
  • Bronze Tablet Award, 1982
  • Kathleen Swan Ginsberg Award, 1993
  • National Research Service Award NIH, 1997
Media & Publications
  • Pressure- and Volume-Induced Left Ventricular Hypertrophies Are Associated With Distinct Myocyte Phenotypes and Differential Induction of Peptide Growth Factor mRNAs, 1995
  • Cardiology: Atlas of Heart Diseases. Vol. 4: Heart Failure: Cardiac Function and Dysfunction, 1995
  • Nitric Oxide, Atrial Natriuretic Peptide, and cyclic GMP Inhibit the Growth-promoting Effects of Norepinephrine in Cardiac Myocytes and Fibroblasts, 1998
  • Effects of inflammatory cytokines on growth and growth factor expression in cardiac myocytes and fibroblasts., 1995
  • Lifetime TV, 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Burmese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Thaik is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Thaik's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thaik to family and friends
36 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Thaik's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I knew I was in good hands when I met Dr. Thaik - she took the time to listen and started the process immediately to tackle the underlying problem. She is what I have been looking for and I am confident and glad I found her.
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Dr. Thaik is an amazing, highly-credentialed, brilliant cardiologist who I am so blessed to have found. My husband has a heart condition and after 15 years of seeing many cardiologist in Los Angeles, we have finally found someone who is not only the top of her field, utilizing the most advanced...more
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It's rare in the LA area to find a cardiologist who appreciates functional medicine and other non-traditional means to deal with cardio issues, rather than only reaching for the meds. She was thorough with me and did some informative tests to drill down a little, beyond a cholesterol and stress...more
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I had several cardiologists before finally finding Dr. Thaik right in my own backyard, so to speak. Before making an appointment with her I watched two or three YOU TUBE spots & kept saying to myself, "yes, yes that's just what I think" over & over. She is so knowledgeable, not only medically...more
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I was so encouraged when I talked with Dr Thaik. She showed so much insight in to troubles I've had for a number of years and she spoke of ways that I could change and improve my health situation. I feel blessed to have found her. Shirley Ellis
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