Dr. Sadasiva Katta, MD

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Dr. Sadasiva Katta, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Huntsville, AL and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Katta has extensive experience in Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Heart Conditions, and Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. He graduated from University of Health Sciences / Guntur Medical College in 1981. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Athens-Limestone Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Sadasiva Katta, MD

Alabama Cardiology

4700 Whitesburg Dr SW Ste 200 Huntsville, AL 35802
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
Telehealth services available

Accepting new patients

Dr. Katta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Katta

3.5

Based on 21 ratings

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Dr. Katta is very skilled and the treatments and checkups have been professional and complete. However, the staff's time management leaves much to be desired. Hour+ waits beyond your scheduled appointment time is normal, and the length of the visits is not predictable; the rest of the day is usually shot. Looking for a new doctor.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
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Dec 16, 2021
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Excellent. Always asks questions and does what ever is needed to solve my issues. Great Doctor and Staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lance Bryan Mitzel – Feb 23, 2021
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I found Dr. Katta to be very rude and dismissive. He didn't listen to my concerns and blatantly talked over me. Some of his staff was kind, but he was not.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Nov 15, 2018
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Every appointment is an hour plus wait. One visit I had to wait three hours, another was nearly a five our wait. The time I waited over four hours the nurses apologized and said he just hasn't reported to work yet. He was even three hours late to my scheduled heart cath. I've tried calling for follow up appointments, left messages with no response, even at times his answering service said his phone wasn't working. I'm looking for another doctor, you should too.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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Mar 27, 2018
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I am a 20 year patient of Dr. Katta. I had my first MI at 38 and am now 75. I have had multiple Cardiologists in my lifetime before I met Dr. Katta and he is by far the best I have had help from. He has not only treated me, but also my two brothers, one of which coded on the cath table. Dr. Katta literally saved him and coordinated with a top rated heart surgeon to correct the problem with a CABG. He treated my Dad until he passed at 96. I highly recommend Dr. Katta.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Bob Taylor – Jul 13, 2017
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Dr Katta is a great doctor. He really put us at ease, explained everything so we could understand and seemed to really care. Staff was very friendly, the only drawback was how long we had to wait. He spent plenty of time with us but 3 1/2 hours is a bit much.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
1 person found this helpful
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Tim E. in Hazel Green, AL – Oct 15, 2016
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Been going to see Dr Katta for years.....great doctor. And has a wonderful staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Donna Newby in Owens Cross Roads – Jul 25, 2016
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If had to equate the Team of professionals of Dr. Katta's group, I would have to nick name them Team 6. They are by far, The Best of the Best!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Jan 12, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Sadasiva Katta, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Huntsville, AL and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Katta has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1992
U Rochester - Rochester Gen Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Residency Hospital
1989
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
Internship Hospital
1981
University of Health Sciences / Guntur Medical College
Medical School
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Does Dr. Sadasiva Katta, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Katta has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. Sadasiva Katta, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Katta frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Heart Conditions, and Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Katta specializes.

Where is Dr. Sadasiva Katta, MD's office located?

Dr. Katta's office is located at 4700 Whitesburg Dr SW Ste 200, Huntsville, AL 35802. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Katta

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Katta treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Katta treats other conditions, please contact the office at (201) 854-5000.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Katta is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioversion, Elective
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Very High
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Katta is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Hypertension
Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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High
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Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Katta is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Mitral Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
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Dr. Katta's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(201) 854-5000

Dr. Katta accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Locations

Alabama Cardiology

Alabama Cardiology PC4700 Whitesburg Dr SW Ste 200 Huntsville, AL 35802
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Katta is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Athens-Limestone Hospital

Athens, AL

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

Crestwood Medical Center

Huntsville, AL

73% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% higher than the national average

Huntsville Hospital

Huntsville, AL

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)