Dr. George Grifka, MD

Dr. George Grifka, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
66 y/o
(5)

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Dr. George Grifka, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Santa Monica, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Grifka is affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center.

Metropolitan Heart Associates

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 670W

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Preferred Health Systems
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Grifka's Experience

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Dr. Grifka's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
47

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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 Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • 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 California-L.A.
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California-L.A.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Grifka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Grifka is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Grifka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grifka to family and friends
4.6
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Grifka'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Grifka accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
    Preferred Plan PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Preferred Health Systems
    Preferred Health Network
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Grifka has admitting privileges

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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