Dr. Roger J. Acheatel, MD

Accepting
New Patients

Dr. Roger J. Acheatel, MD

Cardiology | Male

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

Learn about this Doctor

After receiving his undergraduate degree from UCLA where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa,...   Read More

Dr. Acheatel's Experience

100Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Acheatel's experience matches your preferences.

6
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

2
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

Why It Matters: Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
51
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

14
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims not available

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

    Languages Spoken

    Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

    Languages Spoken

      Visiting Dr. Acheatel

      Dr. Acheatel accepts 19 insurance carriers

      View all insurance carriers

      19 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      *Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

      /* /.overlay-container */}

      Affiliated Hospitals

      Hospital Quality

      Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Acheatel has admitting privileges.

      Hospital Quality Awards

      ×

      Reviewing Dr. Acheatel

      Dr. Acheatel's Review Details
      4.5 based on 15 responses
      Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
      Key Survey Insights
      • Trustworthiness
         (14)
      • Helpfulness
         (15)
      • Staff
         (15)
      • Scheduling
         (15)
      Experience with Dr. Acheatel
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (14)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (15)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (15)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (15)
      Dr. Acheatel's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (15)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (15)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (15)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (14)
      Have you seen Dr. Acheatel?
      Are you Dr. Acheatel? Post a response on your personalized profile.

      Compare Dr. Acheatel

      Compare this Doctor

      View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

      View all 327 matches
      ×

      Specialties

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

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Acheatel's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • 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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart 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

      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

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 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

      • 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

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        What is a recognized doctor
      • Media & Publications

        Dr. Acheatel has no media or publications listed.

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
      ×

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

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
      ×

      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

      ×

      Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Acheatel

      Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

      Dr. Acheatel's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Acheatel

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
      ×

      Dr. Acheatel says...

      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.