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Dr. Richard Hongo, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Hongo

Dr. Richard Hongo, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


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(415) 441-6012

Dr. Hongo accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hongo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hongo performs Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hongo performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Tilt Testing
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hongo treats Atrial Flutter more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hongo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hongo treats Heart Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hongo treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hongo's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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 Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Hongo, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

California Pacific Med Ctr-California
Fellowship Hospital
Ucsf Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
Residency Hospital
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
Internship Hospital
1995
Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Medical School
University Of California, San Francisco-Cardiac Electrophysiology
1995

Languages

  • Japanese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hongo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hongo

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Hongo's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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I also had a catheter ablation procedure about 3 years ago, and have not had an irregular heartbeat since the surgery. I am checked periodically by his well trained staff. He runs a great office. All professional and very respectful.
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Excellent. Had a procedure done by Dr. Hongo.
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