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Dr. David Lao, MD

Interventional Cardiology ·  Male

Dr. Lao

Mercy Medical Group

1730 Prairie City Rd # 120 Folsom, CA 95630

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Dr. David Lao, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Folsom, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Yale University in 2003 and specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction . Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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(916) 351-4800

Dr. Lao accepts the following 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
Interplan Health Group
MultiPlan
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Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lao treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lao treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lao treats Hyperlipidemia more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lao treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lao treats Heart Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lao treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Lao's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Fatigue
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Test
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Dr. Lao's Reviews

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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Dr. Lao is awesome. He performed a procedure on me 8/5/19. He takes his time discussing your needs, shares pluses and minuses, and he is eager and very receptive to answer any questions you have.
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Highly recommend, great Dr.
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Dr. Lao is AMAZING!!!! We are Grateful for him!
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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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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

2010
University Of California San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
2006
University Of California San Francisco
Residency Hospital
2003
Yale University
Medical School
2010
2006
2003

Languages

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2017)
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2017)

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)