Dr. Dennis Sheehan, MD

Dr. Dennis Sheehan, MD

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Cardiology  |  
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67 y/o
(15)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Sheehan was born in Bakersfield, California and hails from the California Central Valley. He joined interventional pioneer Dr. John Simpson in 1983 at Cardiovascular Medicine and Coronary Interventions out of his fellowship at Loma Linda Medical Center. He is an interventional cardiologist at Sequoia Hospital and volunteers on the Stanford Volunteer Clinical faculty teaching medical students. He has special interests in the treatment of lipid disorders and cardiovascular sports assessment, and was the former San Jose Sharks' cardiologist. An active sportsman, Dr. Sheehan played for Stanford Championship Rose Bowl teams in 1971 and 1972. He has volunteered regularly for many local youth sports programs. In addition to consulting for Silicon Valley medical start-ups, he is dedicated to world healthcare and volunteers in Central and South America medical charities. In the local community, he enjoys volunteering for youth team sports.

Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 230

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

The Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia Cardiovascular Medicine and Coronary Interventions team evaluates and cares for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions including hypertension, high cholesterol, cardiac prevention, valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, peripheral and coronary artery disease. 

We strive for the very highest level of personal service. If your health requires a hospital stay, our physicians will be there, guiding and managing your care every step of the way. Our nurses and staff are friendly, professional and supportive. We are connected with Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute, one of the nation's leading providers of cardiovascular care, which is now also afilliated with the renownedCleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute – the only affiliation of its kind in Northern California.

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Dr. Sheehan's Experience

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Dr. Sheehan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional 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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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 Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sports Injuries
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Coronary Interventions
  • PTCA - Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sheehan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Sequoia Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Sheehan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sheehan to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total reviews
Dr. Sheehan'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
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Sheehan accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Sheehan has admitting privileges

Sequoia Hospital
170 Alameda De Las Pulgas
Redwood City, CA 94062
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Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
1501 Trousdale Dr
Burlingame, CA 94010
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