Dr. Eric Elgin, MD

Dr. Eric Elgin, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Eric Elgin, MD is a cardiology specialist in West Reading, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago in 1996 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

301 S 7th Ave Ste 2020

West Reading, PA 19611

Contact Information

(610) 375-6565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Elgin'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
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • 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
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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 Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Maryland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Walter Reed Army Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Department of Medicine, 2011
  • Teacher of the Year, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 2006-2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Elgin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elgin's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elgin to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Elgin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Elgin is one of the best doctors I have ever met and interacted with. He helped my mother with cardiology issues and performed several procedures on her. He is so knowledgeable, an expert in his field and he explains everything in terms you can understand. He is caring and has such a nice...more
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