Dr. Mara Giattina, MD

Dr. Mara Giattina, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
45 y/o
(2)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mara Giattina, MD is a cardiology specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read her story

Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 230

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiovascular Stress Test
normal
more than 79% of peers
Heart Palpitations
normal
more than 72% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Giattina'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. Giattina's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Giattina "Dr. Giattina grew up in McLean, Virginia, and completed training in New York City and Boston before moving to California in 2009. She practices comprehensive general cardiology with a particular interest in nutrition and cardiac prevention. She specializes in risk stratification using non-invasive imaging techniques including calcium score heart scans, cardiac CT and stress tests. Her hobbies include skiing, hiking, gardening, and cooking using home grown vegetables. She spends her free time playing with her kids."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Giattina "The Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia Cardiovascular Medicine and Coronary Interventions team evaluates and cares for patients with all types of cardiovascular conditions including hypertension, high cholesterol, cardiac prevention, valvular heart disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, peripheral and coronary artery disease. 

We strive for the very highest level of personal service. If your health requires a hospital stay, our physicians will be there, guiding and managing your care every step of the way. Our nurses and staff are friendly, professional and supportive. We are connected with Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute, one of the nation's leading providers of cardiovascular care, which is now also afilliated with the renownedCleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute – the only affiliation of its kind in Northern California."

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • 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)
  • Edema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Short Stature - Valvular Heart Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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20  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

  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital-Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Boston University Fellowhip In Cardiovascular Disease
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Giattina has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Giattina's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giattina to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Giattina'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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