Dr. Rakesh Sharma, MD

Dr. Rakesh Sharma, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rakesh Sharma, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Ridgewood, NJ. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

1124 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 103

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sinusitis
normal
more than 43% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
normal
more than 43% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 42% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sinusitis
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 7/1/2014
    Amount or Range: Below Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11779
    State: New York
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

  • Gnd U, Amritsar, Punjab
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Case West Res-St Lukes Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • NJMS UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • NJMS UMDNJ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sharma has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sharma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharma to family and friends
4.5
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Sharma'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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sharma accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Sharma has admitting privileges

Saint Catherine of Siena Medical Center
50 Route 25A
Smithtown, NY 11787
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