Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud, MD

Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.Read his story

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Mahmud's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mahmud "Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, is a board-certified interventional cardiologist who specializes in complex coronary procedures, including complex coronary, structural, lower extremity and carotid interventions. He serves as division chief of cardiovascular medicine, medical director of Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and director of interventional cardiology, all at UC San Diego Health. Clinical Expertise Complex coronary interventions Transcutaneous aortic valve replacement Mitraclip implantation Chronic total occlusion angioplasty Carotid stenting Peripheral stenting Dr. Mahmud leads one of the largest academic cardiovascular programs in the western United States. As a professor in the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Mahmud directs the Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Cath Lab. His research interests include robotics, investigational pharmacotherapies and devices used in cardiovascular interventions. Dr. Mahmud completed fellowships in coronary and peripheral vascular interventions at Emory University in Atlanta and cardiovascular medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He also completed an internal medicine residency at UC San Diego and earned his medical degree at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine and interventional cardiology. Dr. Mahmud is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He has been voted one of the top physicians in San Diego by the San Diego county medical society and among the top 1 percent of interventional cardiologists in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Mahmud is widely published, with more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts in top-tier medical journals, serves on multiple regional and national committees, and is an editorial board member of JACC Interventions and Circulation. He serves on the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions’ executive committee and chairs its education committee. "

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    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 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
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • 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 MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • 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

  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine And Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Alberta
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of California San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mahmud has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mahmud's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mahmud to family and friends
4.8
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Mahmud'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
Under 10 minutes

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Dr. Mahmud accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Mahmud has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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