Dr. John Laird, MD

Dr. John Laird, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Laird, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Saint Helena, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.Read his story

Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute

6 Woodland Rd Ste 304

Saint Helena, CA 94574
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Laird performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Murmur
very high
more than 96% of peers
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 93% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Laird's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Laird's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Laird "Dr. Laird is an internationally renowned interventional cardiologist focusing on innovative procedures for carotid artery disease, abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysmal disease, renal artery disease and peripheral artery disease. He has vast experience performing more than 5000 endovascular diagnostic and interventional procedures and has lectured and performed endovascular procedures around the world. He has also been a leader in the development of Drug Coated Balloon angioplasty for peripheral artery disease. Dr. Laird earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York in 1984. He completed a residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington followed by a fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. Dr. Laird is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. Prior to joining the Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute, Dr. Laird served as the Medical Director at UC Davis Vascular Center. Among his many areas of leadership and innovation are the investigation of new stents for carotid and peripheral vascular applications and the development of laser angioplasty. He uses the Excimer laser as a tool for complex peripheral interventions and in limb salvage situations. Dr. Laird is known for innovation, teaching vascular interventions to other physicians and his role in organizing and conducting clinical trials of new therapies for vascular disease."


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2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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24  Procedures

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.


  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Madigan Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Laird has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Adventist Health St. Helena

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Laird's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laird to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Laird's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My experience with Dr Laird has been perfect, in everyway, from knowledge, to bedside manner, to doing his home work on patients. Trust him to the point to where we (husband and I) find ourselves not having to turn to Goggle after a visit with him! Would recommend him to anyone/everywhere,...more
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