Dr. Kar Lai Wong, MD

Cardiology •  Female • Age 53
  
Dr. Wong
Telehealth services available

Pennsylvania Cardiology Assocs

230 W Washington Sq Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Dr. Kar Lai Wong, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wong has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine medical school in 1992. She is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wong to book an appointment.


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Amazing Cardiologist. She has the personal touch that patients need and appreciate. Also is very skillful when it comes to interventions. You will be in the best hands with Dr. Wong
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Biography

Dr. Kar Lai Wong, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wong has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders th...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2000
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1993
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1992
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Wong accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Humana
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Practice Areas

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 60% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Wong performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 54% of their peers

Dr. Wong performs this procedure more than 54% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 54% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Wong performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Wong performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Wong performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 56% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Arrhythmias more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Atrial Flutter more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 66% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Heart Disease more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Cardiomyopathy more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wong treats Heart Palpitations more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Wong treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

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Dr. Wong's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • 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 Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Locations

Pennsylvania Cardiology Assocs

Pennsylvania Cardiology Assocs230 W Washington Sq Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Lankenau Medical Center

Wynnewood, PA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)