Dr. Mahender Gaba, MD

Dr. Mahender Gaba, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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59 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Mahender Gaba, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in interventional cardiology and cardiology.

Franciscan Heart & Vascular Associates at St. Joseph

1802 Yakima Ave Ste 307

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
high
more than 89% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 87% of peers
Cardiomyopathy
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Gaba'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. Gaba "Mahender K. Gaba, MD, FACC, FSCAI is a board certified cardiologist specializing in cardiovascular disease. His special interests include diagnostic cardiac catheterization, transesophageal echocardiography, pacemaker implantation, angioplasty and stent placement for complex coronary and peripheral artery disease. Dr. Gaba is committed to providing quality care, diagnostic and treatment options. He believes that actively involving each patient in the disease management process is the best way to improve patients cardiovascular health and quality of life. Dr. Gaba is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Fellow of the Society of Angiography and Interventions."

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

6  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Peripheral Artery Disease

5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 College of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • SUNY Brooklyn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hahnemann University (now Drexel Univ. College of Medicine)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaba has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaba's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaba to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Gaba's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Special Thank You to Dr. Gaba, who made a special trip on his day off, to pop over to see me so I would not need to go to the ER. Thanks for the prompt response and sincere concern for my health.
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I was already under the influence of sedatives and my cardiologist sought Dr. GABA to implant my very difficult stents, which he dropped everything and did in a heartbeat. I didn't get to speak to him as he was very busy but this man saved my life. The rest of the criteria here wasn't applicable...more
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