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Dr. Roy Kaku, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 71

  12 Reviews
Dr. Kaku

Mercy Medical Group

3941 J St Ste 260 Sacramento, CA 95819

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(916) 736-2323

Dr. Roy Kaku, MD is a cardiology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco and specializes in cardiology.


At a glance

  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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(916) 736-2323

Dr. Kaku accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield of California
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
MultiPlan
Networks By Design
Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Western Health Advantage

Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaku treats Chest Pain more than 97% of his peers

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

Syncope
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaku treats Syncope more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kaku treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaku treats Heart Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kaku treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kaku's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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)
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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Terms and conditions

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaku

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(9)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(2)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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What People Say About Dr. Roy Kaku, MD
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We feel very fortunate to have met Dr Kaku. He has a great bedside manner. He was very thorough in explaining everything to us about our pacemaker. All the OR staff was highly respectful of him.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide compassionate care to all of my patients.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Of California San Francisco
Internship Hospital
University Of California, San Francisco
Medical School
1977
University Of California San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
1976
University Of California At San Francisco
Residency Hospital
1977
1976

Awards

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)