Dr. Ian Santoro, MD

Dr. Ian Santoro, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Ian Santoro, MD is a cardiology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1986 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.Read his story

7 Southwoods Blvd Ste 4

Albany, NY 12211

Contact Information

(518) 292-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Santoro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santoro performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Santoro performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Heart Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santoro performs Heart Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Santoro performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santoro performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Santoro performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary

Dr. Santoro's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Syncope
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Capital Cardiology Associates, PC is a benchmark cardiology practice committed to improving our patient's quality of life.
By providing state of the art diagnostics, board certified physicians and a caring and competent staff, we offer the high...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1993
Univ Ok
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Univ Chicago
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Univ Chicago
Residency Hospital
1989
Univ Chicago
Internship Hospital
1986
Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1993
1991
1989
1989
1986

Awards

Dr. Santoro's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Santoro

3.1

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
41.666666666666664%
(5)

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Dr Santoro correctly diagnosed my issue during my first visit, after other doctors had it wrong for several years. A few years later he ordered that one extra test that found a blockage in left main when I was not feeling right, his practice group got a stent in, saving my life.
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Perhaps my review is tainted by the time i spent waiting for the initial consultation and then for the test results. An hour waiting in the waiting room. Then 20 minutes in his office - both times. This was for my 81 year old mother. The time he then spent with us was minimal. In fact, when he met...Read More
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Dr Santoro placed an ICD in my son saying they last aprox 5 years. The lead wires broke in just over 1 yr. He said it was a fluke and replaced the device neglecting to tell me he left the old wires in place.The corroded wires from the first device affected the second device. That one broke as well...Read More
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Great expertise. Appointments on time. Tells patient exactly what is possible for treatment. Patient was cured of rhythm problem. St. Peter's Hospital gives great care for procedures.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health HMO
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Medicaid
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare
WellCare
Wisconsin Physicians Service

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