Dr. David Lao, MD

Dr. David Lao, MD

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Dr. David Lao, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Carmichael, CA. He has been practicing for 8 years.

Mercy Medical Group

6555 Coyle Ave

Carmichael, CA 95608
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lao "I love human interaction and am fascinated by the engineering of the human heart. I feel that I can make a difference in people's lives with my knowledge and skills."
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • 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*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Fatigue
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • 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
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Stress Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lao does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lao and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Lao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lao to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lao'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 Sacramento |
Dr. Lao is AMAZING!!!! We are Grateful for him!
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in Citrus Heights, CA |
he is amazing, comforting, and experienced in his field of service. can't wait to get back with him as my cardiologist
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lao accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Hospitals where Dr. Lao has admitting privileges

Mercy San Juan Medical Center
6501 Coyle Ave
Carmichael, CA 95608
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Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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