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Dr. Roger Acheatel, MD


Cardiology | Male

Arch Health Partners 1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 201, Escondido, CA 92029 Get Directions
(760) 743-0546

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After receiving his undergraduate degree from UCLA where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Acheatel attended Harvard Law School, graduating Cum Laude. He practiced corporate litigation for two years and then decided he wanted to pursue a career in medicine. He received his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with an emphasis in Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Acheatel is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Acheatel is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, California Medical Association, and the American College of Legal Medicine. He has served as a member of the Commission on Federal Legislation and is a reviewer for the California Medical Board. Dr. Acheatel has held past positions as Chairman of the Departments of Medicine at both Palomar Medical Center and Pomerado Hospital as well as the Chairman of the Cardiology Committee at Palomar. He was instrumental in creating the MultiSpecialty Peer Review Committee for both hospitals and served for 2 years as the Chair of that committee at Pomerado Hospital while also serving as the Quality Management Committee Chairman at Pomerado Hospital. He has been the "Physician Champion" at Pomerado Hospital for Core Measure performance and this has won an award from the American Heart Association. From 2009-2011 Dr. Acheatel was the Chief of Staff Elect at Pomerado Hospital and now serves as Chief of Staff. Dr. Acheatel has been practicing Cardiology with Escondido Cardiology Associates since 1987. Escondido Cardiology has an active clinical research program where Dr. Acheatel serves as the Principal Investigator for a variety of studies investigating new clinical medical therapies.He lives in Poway with his wife Dr. Ingrid Scharpf and has two children pursuing their careers in New York and Philadelphia.

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

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  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dizziness
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis