Dr. James J. Ong, MD

Dr. James J. Ong, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology | Male

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  • Cardiologynull
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologynull
  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Motion Picture Industry Health Plan
      • Providence Health Plans
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      4.9 based on 134 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiology
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia, Familial, 1
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Benign Tumor
      • Brugada Syndrome
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chest Pain
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Ebstein's Anomaly
      • Endocarditis
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Block
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Long QT Syndrome
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
      • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Septal Defect
      • Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome
      • Supraventricular Tachycardia
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventricular Fibrillation
      • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation
      • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Angiography
      • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
      • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Defibrillator Implantation
      • Echocardiography
      • Electrophysiological Study
      • Heart Surgery
      • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Nonthoracotomy ICD Implantation
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Tilt Table Testing
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Ultrasound, Cardiac
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1989

      • Internship Hospital
        UCLA/West La Va Medical Center

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        UCLA/West La Vamc

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Cedars-Sinai Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship

        Completed in 1996

        Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cardiology Fellowship

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        U.C. Berkeley

        Graduated in 1984

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Solomon Scholar, 1992
        • National Institute of Health Research Grant, 1996
        • Merck Fellowship, 1995
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      • Media & Publications
        • Relation between ligament of Marshall and adrenergic atrial tachyarrhythmia. Circulation. 1999 Aug 24;100(8):876-83., 1999
        • Arrhythmias Following Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation: Comparison of Epicardial and Transvenous Systems. American Journal of Cardiology 1995;75:137-40., 1995
        • Prevalence of Retrograde Accessory Pathway Conduction During Atrial Fibrillation. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 1997;8(4);377-387., 1997
        • Pulmonary veins and ligament of Marshall as sources of rapid activations in a canine model of sustained atrial fibrillation. Circulation. 2001 Feb 27;103(8):1157-63., 2001
        • Focal source hypothesis of atrial fibrillation. J Electrocardiol. 1998;31 Suppl:32-4., 1998
        • The Relation Between Atrial Fibrillation Wavefront Characteristics and Accessory Pathway Conduction. Journal of Clinical Investigation 1995;96:2284-96., 1995
        • End Afib
        • Website, 2004
        • Atrial fibrillation ablation, 2009

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Chinese
      • French
      • Spanish
      • Taiwanese
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      Dr. Ong's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ong's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ong

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Ong's Care Philosophy

      Education, education, education - Patients' understanding of their conditions is the most critical first step in their healing process. We emphasize patient teaching in every aspect of our encounters with our patients.

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      Dr. Ong says...

      Having trained at premier institution in California, and having been in practice for nearly 20 years, Dr. Ong is one of the most experiences cardiac electrophysiologists in Los Angeles.

      Please go to his website www.HRSSC.com

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