Dr. Navinder Sawhney, MD

Dr. Navinder Sawhney, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Navinder Sawhney, MD is a cardiology specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 2000 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.Read his story

1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 201

Escondido, CA 92029

Contact Information

(858) 675-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 87% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Sawhney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sawhney "Dr. Navinder Sawhney graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO in 2000. After completing his residency and internship at Washington University Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Sawhney completed his fellowships at the University of California at San Diego in both Cardiology and Electrophysiology. Dr. Sawhney specializes in arrhythmia management and is sub-specialty board-certified in cardiology and in cardiac electrophysiology. He is active in clinical research and has lead investigations on the optimal approach to catheter based ablation of atrial fibrillation and the optimal programming for cardiac resynchronization therapy devices. He has published numerous articles and written several textbook chapters on arrhythmia management. His clinical practice involves the management of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardias, ventricular tachycardia, pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy devices. He has the most current techniques and is leading the program on left atrial appendage closure to help prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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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

  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Washington University Barnes Jewish Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University Barnes Jewish Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San Diego Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sawhney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sawhney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sawhney to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sawhney'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in San Marcos, CA
Excellent physician. Dr. Sawhney always took time to explain everything clearly, and has the most soothing and supportive bedside manner. He schedules appointments himself(!) so that's easy, and his staff is dilligent about following up.
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in Temecula, CA
After being diagnosed with persistent Atrial Fibrillation by my primary cardiologist, I was referred to Dr. Sawhney for consultation when the strongest medication for preventing a-fib, proved ineffective. Dr. Sawhney was patient, answering all of my questions, gave me all of my options to consider...more
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