Dr. Edward Gerstenfeld, MD

Dr. Edward Gerstenfeld, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

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Dr. Edward Gerstenfeld, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Gerstenfeld'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

2  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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20  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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Calif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Mass
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gerstenfeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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St. Mary's Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack

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Dr. Gerstenfeld's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gerstenfeld's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Ablation performed by Dr. Gerstenfeld has cured me from AFIB
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He did a catheter ablation to fix a problem with having thousands of PVCs a day. It has been 10 days since the procedure, and I have not felt a single PVC.
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