Dr. Melissa Kong, MD

Dr. Melissa Kong, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
39 y/o
(17)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Melissa Kong, MD is a cardiology specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Silicon Valley Cardiology

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 205

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
high
more than 88% of peers
Atrial Flutter
high
more than 85% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kong "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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

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

Dr. Kong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

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Dr. Kong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kong to family and friends
4.7
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kong'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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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