Dr. Eric Elgin, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(3)
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Dr. Eric Elgin, MD
Dr. Eric Elgin, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in West Reading, PA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Elgin is affiliated with Reading Hospital.

301 S 7th Ave Ste 2020

West Reading, PA 19611

Contact Information

(610) 375-6565

Dr. Eric Elgin, MD

Dr. Eric Elgin, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • UPMC

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elgin to family and friends
4.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Elgin'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Clifton, NJ |
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 manner about him, he delivers his cardiology expertise with kindness and professionalism.
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Dr. Elgin accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • 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
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Elgin has admitting privileges

Reading Hospital
Sixth Avenue and Spruce Street
West Reading, PA 19611
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