Dr. Kenneth Merkatz, MD

Dr. Kenneth Merkatz, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kenneth Merkatz, MD is a cardiology specialist in Wethersfield, CT and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1988 and specializes in cardiology.

1260 Silas Deane Hwy

Wethersfield, CT 06109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 85% of peers
Chest Pain
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merkatz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merkatz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merkatz to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Merkatz's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Cheshire, CT
Dr Merkatz saved my life. I suffered from a rare life threatening condition that went undiagnosed for 7 yrs by 6 different cardiologists. Dr Merkatz reviewed my history in detail & proceeded to diagnose my disease. I had the life saving surgery I required. The medical profession needs more...more
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in CT
I would NOT recommend him, because (1) he didn't answer my question that I brought to him: why was breathing harder walking uphill -- was it the asthma or the heart; (2) he didn't explain the tests he ordered, why he was doing the tests that he was doing, nor what the tests told him; and (3) he...more
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