Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD

CardiologyFemaleAge 48

Dr. Saunders
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Albany Associates in Cardiology

2 Palisades Dr Albany, NY 12205

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(518) 458-2000

Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Albany, NY. Dr. Saunders has more experience with Cardiac Care than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Columbia Memorial Hospital and Saint Peter's Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Saunders to book an appointment.


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Dr. Saunders is affiliated with Saint Peter's Hospital Albany, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ See hospitals

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Experience
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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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Frequently Treated by Dr. Saunders

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Saunders treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Saunders treats other conditions, please contact the office at (518) 458-2000.

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Dr. Saunders typically treats 57% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Saunders' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • 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
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • 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 Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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(518) 458-2000

Dr. Saunders accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Dr. Saunders' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saunders

4.4

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
75%
(6)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
12.5%
(1)
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (6)
  • Explained conditions well (6)
  • Listened & answered questions (6)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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She is an excellent all around heart doctor. She takes her time answering questions, is thorough and is excellent and on top of everything.
What went well
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What could be improved
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Doris Beardsley – Apr 16, 2020
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Dr Saunders took her time with me. Replied in language which i understood! Very compassionate.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Cecilia – Jan 20, 2020
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First visit on 10/18/19 physician was understanable, courteous,friendly, great communication skills, LISTENED, made this patient feel comfortable,highly skilled. Also others Janice, thorough, kind, knows her meds, Stephanie, Jaime great workers. Ultra sound Margarita great communication skills,courteous great experience with entire staff at 2 Palisade Dr
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william f newell – Oct 19, 2019
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Extremely good. I found her knowledgable, compassionate and efficient. I am also glad I found her and will be continuing my care with her.
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Jun 28, 2019
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She's kind caring compassionate!!! I'm so pleased that I found her. I recommend my friends and family to her! The office staff was very nice! You can tell people enjoy their work. Highly recommend!
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What could be improved
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Patti in Glenmont NY – Feb 11, 2017
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Dr. Saunders is knowledgeable, and professional. My sister is developmentally disabled, and the doctor was patient and caring toward her. I am also Saunders' patient and I have only good things to say about her.
What went well
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What could be improved
No results
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Francis Gluchowski in Delmar, NY – Jan 06, 2017
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Very good at explaining everything, and very experienced.
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What could be improved
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Bkeith in Rensselaer, NY – Jun 03, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Albany, NY. Dr. Saunders has more experience with Cardiac Care than other specialists in her area....Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

University of Vermont / College of Medicine
Medical School
2005
Tufts New England Medical Center
Residency Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Saunders has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Saunders frequently treats Cardiac Care. See all practice areas where Dr. Saunders specializes.

Where is Dr. Jessica Saunders, MD's office located?

Dr. Saunders' office is located at 2 Palisades Dr, Albany, NY 12205. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Albany Associates in Cardiology

Albany Associates in Cardiology2 Palisades Dr Albany, NY 12205
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Columbia Memorial Hospital

Hudson, NY

60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

Saint Peter's Hospital

Albany, NY

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)