Dr. Nestor Mercado, MD

Dr. Nestor Mercado, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. Nestor Mercado, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Pontificia U Javeriana, Bogota in 1998 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

9898 Genesee Ave

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-8116

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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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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Experience Check

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Dr. Mercado's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mercado treats Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Mercado treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mercado treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Mercado treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mercado treats Vascular Disease more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Mercado treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Mercado's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nestor Mercado, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Pontificia U Javeriana, Bogota in 1998 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

  • 2012
    Saint Lukes Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2012
  • 2010
    Scripps Green Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2006
    Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    Residency Hospital
    2006
  • 2004
    Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    Internship Hospital
    2004
  • 1998
    Pontificia U Javeriana, Bogota
    Medical School
    1998

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Mercado's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mercado

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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My dad (86 yrs) saw him mid-February. TAVR was recommended & the perquisites for surgery. We were told his office would contact us to arrange appointments. Today is 3/9/17. My dad, his physical therapists, & I have tried to contact Dr. Mercado. No one returns our calls. As a last resort, we...Read More
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Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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