Dr. John Ambrose, MD

Dr. John Ambrose, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(13)
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Dr. John Ambrose, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Fresno, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.Read his story

2335 E Kashian Ln Ste 240

Fresno, CA 93701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • 7 More

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Heart Disease
high
more than 86% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 82% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
high
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Ambrose's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ambrose "John Ambrose, M.D., specializes in cardiac consultation, cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography – including angioplasty, stenting and angioplasty utilizing the radial (wrist) approach. He received his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Ambrose completed his internship, residency and fellowship training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. His undergraduate work was at St. John's University and his medical degree was at New York Medical College. Dr. Ambrose was the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of the Mount Sinai Hospital and prior to coming to Fresno as Chief of Cardiology at UCSF, he served as the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Center at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center. He is a nationally and internationally known expert in the field of coronary artery disease who has published extensively. He lectures throughout the world and has served as Governor of the New York Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and President of the New York Cardiologic Society. He has been included in every edition of "Best Doctors in America"."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ambrose "Patient health and wellness is my top priority. I make sure to form strong relationships with my patients to create optimized plans for their care. Patients will always experience clear communication and respect when it comes to their goals and concerns. Whether the situation is simple or complex, I guide each care plan with each patient to achieve the most ideal results possible."
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thrombolysis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

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

  • Saint Johns University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ambrose has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ambrose's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ambrose to family and friends
3.9
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ambrose's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Fresno, CA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Ambrose for 10 years plus. Each of my appointments have been great. Whether advising me to change habits or concerns about my health, it was done in a comforting & professional manner. I had double lung transplant 3/23/16 at UCSF and was amazed at the professionalism...more
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in Fresno, CA |
Dr. Ambrose is the best. He is very friendly, spends plenty of time with you and answers all your questions. I did a complete cardiovascular exam.
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in Madera, CA |
Dr. Ambrose is very professional. He cares about his patients and always explains what he is doing and why he is doing it! I would recommend him to anyone who needs a cardiologist!
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Fresno, CA |
Dr. Ambrose is an exceptionally cardiologist. .He combines being excellent as a diagnostic cardiologist, and is exceptionally good at communication. You feel he is paying attention to you, hears you, and you are his total focus. I was equally impressed with the supporting staff. All were...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ambrose accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Basic PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ambrose has admitting privileges

Community Regional Medical Center
2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721
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Clovis Community Medical Center
2755 Herndon Ave
Clovis, CA 93611
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