Dr. Rakesh Sharma, MD

Dr. Rakesh Sharma, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
60 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Rakesh Sharma, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Safety Harbor, FL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

Baycare Medical Group

1840 Mease Dr Ste 200

Safety Harbor, FL 34695
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 87% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
3

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Radiological Physics
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Government Medical College Amritsar
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Government Medical College Amritsar
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Case Western Reserve U Affil Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Case Western Reserve U Affil Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Missouri Hospital And Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sharma does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sharma and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Sharma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Sharma's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sharma accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Qualchoice
    Qualchoice PPO
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Sharma has admitting privileges

Largo Medical Center
201 14th St SW
Largo, FL 33770
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Mease Countryside Hospital
3231 McMullen Booth Rd
Safety Harbor, FL 34695
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Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Mease Dunedin Hospital
601 Main St
Dunedin, FL 34698
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