Dr. Katherine Ludington, MD

Dr. Katherine Ludington, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Katherine Ludington, MD is a cardiology specialist in Encinitas, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1997 and specializes in cardiology.

4401 Manchester Ave Ste 106

Encinitas, CA 92024

Contact Information

(760) 753-0220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ludington'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

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

28  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

5  Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ludington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ludington's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ludington to family and friends
12 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Ludington's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Excellent cardiologist. Highly recommend her. Easy to talk to, excellent listener; plus provides sound advice and medical treatment.
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Dr Ludington and Dr Samani are superb physicians. They are caring and take their time with you. They are both very thorough and made sure I was fine by doing the appropriate testing instead of just blowing off my complaints. I feel very confident now and I am very happy to report that Dr Samani...more
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She CARES! And, takes the time to really evaluate your condition both mentally and physically, Explains conditions completely, prescribes only the best medications and tells you why. Spends the time to answer (sometimes stupid) questions. I love this doctor. She has kept me healthy for several...more
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Dr. Ludington is a very knowledgeable and professional MD. I would recommend her and her team to anyone looking for a top notch cardiologist.
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I am so happy my primary care doctor recommended Dr. Ludington's office to me! She was able to see me under an emergency basis in less than 24 hours, saving me a trip to the ER. She quickly diagnosed me with panic attacks and ruled out bad heart disease! I am so thankful to know everything is...more
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