Dr. Rakshak Sarda, MD

Dr. Rakshak Sarda, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Rakshak Sarda, MD is a cardiology specialist in Ames, IA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology.

1816 Philadelphia St

Ames, IA 50010

Contact Information

(515) 232-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sarda performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arrhythmias
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Sarda's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

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

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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sarda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sarda's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sarda to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Sarda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

We ended up seeing Dr. Sarda unexpectedly following my husband's poor stress test score. Although we knew he was behind schedule, he treated us like he had all day. He had more patience than most any dr. I've encountered. He listened, he had a great sense of humor and he told us he thought we'd...more
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I will NEVER recommend this doctor to anybody!! Terribly unethical - I came very close to turning him into the Iowa Board of Medicine for his behavior due to the horrible things he said to my family. Please be careful when dealing with this man!
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Being followed for cardiac failure, amyloidosis, arrythmia and pacemaker.
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