Dr. Eric Elgin, MD

Dr. Eric Elgin, MD

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Age 54
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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
  • Amerihealth
  • 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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Dr. Elgin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elgin treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Elgin treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elgin treats Heart Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Elgin treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elgin treats Vascular Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Elgin treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Elgin's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Angioplasty
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Angiography
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Imaging
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
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 Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Stenting
Echocardiography
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
Impella Device
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

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

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Elgin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elgin

4.7

Based on 3 reviews

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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...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Reading Hospital

West Reading, PA