Dr. Melissa Kong, MD

Dr. Melissa Kong, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
40 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Melissa Kong, MD is a cardiology specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Silicon Valley Cardiology

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 205

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kong's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kong treats Heart Disease more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Kong treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kong performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Kong performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Septal Defect
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kong treats Septal Defect more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Kong treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

Dr. Kong's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Ankle Disorders
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Bradycardia
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Ebstein's Anomaly
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Implantable Loop Recorder
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Palpitations
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Hypertension

About Me

Care Philosophy

Personalized care with access to state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic tools to provide for the best patient outcomes, while partnering with a group of physicians with similar philosophies and expertise.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2011
Duke University Medical Center, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Duke University Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Duke University Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital
2005
Duke University Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Internship Hospital
2004
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
Princeton
Undergraduate School
2011
2010
2007
2005
2004
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Barton F. Haynes Early Career Resident Research Award,
  • AHA Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence,

Dr. Kong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kong

4.6

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
82.3529411764706%
(14)
4 Stars
11.764705882352942%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
5.882352941176471%
(1)

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What People Say About Dr. Melissa Kong, MD
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When I first contracted "A-Fib", I was fearful of what might happen to my overall physical condition. Having something go wrong with my heart was very unnerving. My husbands Cardiologist, Gisela Okonsky, assured me that "A-Fib" was treatable and living and working on a Cattle Ranch would not be...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Sequoia Hospital

Redwood City, CA

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