Dr. Karl Undesser, MD

Dr. Karl Undesser, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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60 y/o
(30)

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Dr. Karl Undesser, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Caldwell, ID and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Undesser'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Undesser "Karl P. Undesser, MD, PhD, FACC is a cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. He is board certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Undesser joined West Valley Medical Group in February of 2015 and sees patients at the Caldwell office.  A Meridian office will be opening in the spring of 2015 and a new electrophysiology lab will be opening in the summer of 2015 at West Valley Medical Center.  "

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • University of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Undesser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Undesser's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Undesser to family and friends
30 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Undesser's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Dr Undesser consistently takes the time to address concerns thoroughly. He prescribes accordingly and makes appropriate referrals and suggestions, always with visible concern for my overall comfort, both physical and emotional. I cannot imagine anyone doing a better job!
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Dr undesser always is professional as well as friendly and understands my concerns.He makes positive recommendations.His staff always treats me well
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I have been a patient of Dr. Undesser since I turned 65 (now I am 78) . I had been suffering from a rapid heart rate condition (tachycardia) over 20 years. The condition would come and go with various levels of severity. At one time I even had to be taken to the emergency room where my heart had...more
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Dr. Undesser is very knowledgeable in his field. Yet, when he explains a diagnosis or a procedure, he can put it in terms a layman can understand. He is so personable that the patient immediately feels comfortable with him. I'm a very pleased with his treatment of my condition.
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Was easy to get an appointment in a timely manner. Still needs to get back to me on genetic testing of my heart condition.
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