Dr. Kathleen Tong, MD

Dr. Kathleen Tong, MD

Save
Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
42 y/o
(2)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kathleen Tong, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Helena, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in cardiology and advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology.Read her story

Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute

6 Woodland Rd Ste 304

Saint Helena, CA 94574
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. Tong

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 86% of peers
Congestive Heart Failure
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Tong'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. Tong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tong "Dr. Kathleen Tong is a specialist in the management of heart failure patients, pulmonary hypertension patients and preventive cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation. She completed medical school at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and did her residency in internal medicine at UC Davis Medical Center. She later completed a cardiovascular medicine fellowship at UC Davis Medical Center and an advanced heart failure and heart transplantation fellowship at UC San Francisco Medical Center. Dr. Tong served as the director of the heart failure program and director of the preventative cardiology and cardiac rehabilitation program at UC Davis Medical Center, where she conducted research on the effectiveness of multidisciplinary strategy in the transition of care of heart failure patients from the inpatient to the outpatient setting. She is board certified in advanced heart failure and cardiovascular medicine."
Less
Read Less

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tong "The Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute is a multispecialty group made up of dedicated cardiologists, cardiac electrophysiologists and heart and vascular surgeons who are united by a passion to provide the most innovative treatment options for patients with heart, vascular and thoracic conditions.

Our team is backed by a support staff of dedicated cardiac and critical care nurses, cardiovascular technicians, cardiac rehab specialists, physical therapists and nutrition specialists. In collaboration, this team works to coordinate each stage of patient care – from diagnosis and treatment to postoperative care and rehabilitation."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
Less
Read Less

16  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.

Education

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • UC Davis Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tong does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tong and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Tong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tong

5.0

Based on 2 reviews

5 Stars
100%
(2)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Tong?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Tong's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Kathleen Tong, MD
Reply
Brilliant decision maker, very inclusive and thorough. Felt my input was received and heard. Frankly, saved my life! Works with an incredible team. Highly recommended!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
Bill Cannady in Sacramento, CA – Jan 22, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Kathleen Tong, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Tong?

Compare Cardiologists

More Cardiologists like Dr. Tong at Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute

Show All Cardiologists