Dr. Philip Gideon, MD
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Philip A Gideon, M.D., FACC, FASE is a Partner in our long established group. He specializes in Echocardiography, valvular, congenital and structural diseases of the heart. Dr. Gideon studied medicine at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and New York Medical College. He finished his Internal Medicine internship at Mercy Hospital, Chicago followed by residency at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, IL and a Research postdoctoral fellowship in Memphis, TN with concentration on post myocardial infarction inflammatory responses and preventive therapies. His fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease was also at the University of Tennessee in Memphis followed by specialty training in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology at St. Luke-Roosevelt Medical Center/Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.

Dr. Gideon is the immediate past Medical Director of Cardiodiagnostics at Scottsdale Healthcare. He is currently an American Society of Echocardiography Committee member. Further, he holds the position of Chief Medical Officer and one of the founding creators of Hi-tech Doctors, a web-based medical office which allows virtual communication between providers and patients.

Outside interests include enjoying time with his family, Christian community and trail running.

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Dr. Gideon's Reviews

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3.9
based on 11 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Gideon'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 Reviews (5)
in Scottsdale, AZ |
The man treated my father until I intervened and made a change. Dr. Gideon probably knows medicine but he is about appointments, procedures, drugs - the money end of the business. He put y father through a five-figure procedure in hospital which had previously been done and the doc doing it even said, "I don't know why we did that" (after the fact, of course). He's all about "Let's do a test - come back in a week and we will read you the results". All about booking appointments.
Phoenix, AZ |
Very patient and through. Answers all your concerns. I love that he is soft spoken which helps any anxiety I may have!
in Scottsdale, AZ |
Absolutely loved this Heart Specialist. He is very through. He ordered the nuclear stress test, and made a follow up appointment days later. He explained everything so we could understand it. He is very soft spoken, and we found him thoughtful and kind. We were very happy to have had him for a consultation. We were highly recommend him.
in Phoenix, AZ |
In short, he was rude. I was asked to provide some very specific information to my employer by a cardiologist. DR Gideon flat refused to even ad the document with the requested information and I'd that it wasn't his job to do that. Plus I waited about an hour after my scheduled appointment to even see him. As far as the rest if the staff I interacted with they were polite and professional, office was clean and orderly.
in Mesa, AZ |
Dr. Gideon is one of the best doctors I have ever had. His patient 'bedside manner is exceptional. He takes time to explain everything. Helps you to make decisions on treatment. Is a most caring human being who happens to be a great doctor. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs a cardiologist.
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Philip A Gideon, M.D., FACC, FASE is a Partner in our long established group. He specializes in Echocardiography, valvular, congenital and structural diseases of the heart. Dr. Gideon studied medicine at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and New York Medical College. He finished his Internal Medicine internship at Mercy Hospital, Chicago followed by residency at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, IL and a Research postdoctoral fellowship in Memphis, TN with concentration on post myocardial infarction inflammatory responses and preventive therapies. His fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease was also at the University of Tennessee in Memphis followed by specialty training in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology at St. Luke-Roosevelt Medical Center/Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.

Dr. Gideon is the immediate past Medical Director of Cardiodiagnostics at Scottsdale Healthcare. He is currently an American Society of Echocardiography Committee member. Further, he holds the position of Chief Medical Officer and one of the founding creators of Hi-tech Doctors, a web-based medical office which allows virtual communication between providers and patients.

Outside interests include enjoying time with his family, Christian community and trail running.

Dr. Gideon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Gideon has received 3 sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (4/20/2016)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New York
    • Disciplinary action in another state (7/17/2015)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Gideon, Philip Andrew MD: License # 036106231: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has a sister-state discipline in the state of Arizona. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s license on PROBATION with Compliance Requirements.
    • State: Illinois
    • Unprofessional Conduct (6/4/2015)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Arizona
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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • 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 Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Autonoma De Guadalajara
  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    West Suburban Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    St Lukes Roosevelt Med Ctr
    Univ Of Tenn

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective