Dr. Marvin Appel, MD

Dr. Marvin Appel, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 75
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Dr. Marvin Appel, MD is a cardiology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1976 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

2888 Long Beach Blvd Ste 215

Long Beach, CA 90806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 90% of peers
Hypertensive Heart Disease
high
more than 84% of peers
Heart Palpitations
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Appel'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. Appel "Dr. Marvin Appel is a cardiologist in Long Beach, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St Mary Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Los Alamitos Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 38 years."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

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*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Altitude Cerebral Edema
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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14  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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Kaiser Fdn Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Appel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Appel's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Appel to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Appel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He gave me warn dose of heart Med. Refused to follow required blood test for bleeding got 1000 cc of blood in heartsick. Icu 1 week. Heart stopped. Needed a tap
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Dr. Appel is the best doctor that my family has ever had.
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