Dr. Sara Kulangara, MD

Dr. Sara Kulangara, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
52 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Sara Kulangara, MD is a cardiology specialist in Falls Church, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University of California in 1990 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Virginia Heart

2901 Telestar Ct Ste 200

Falls Church, VA 22042
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Kulangara performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
1

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
28

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Syncope
5

Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of California
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of North Carolina Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kulangara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Reston Hospital Center

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Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack

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Dr. Kulangara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kulangara to family and friends
3.3
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kulangara's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Leesburg, VA |
Dr Kulangara is knowledgeable, thoughtful, and interested in me. She has a good bedside manner. She discusses treatments with me before making any changes.
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Mclean, va |
While she was 45 minutes late for my appointment last year, I was told I would have to reschedule after running 15 minutes late this year. I was stuck in traffic for 90 minutes and called ahead. The woman wearing a head scarf at the front desk was rude, I literally burst into tears because of her...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kulangara accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
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Hospitals where Dr. Kulangara has admitting privileges

Reston Hospital Center
1850 Town Center Pkwy
Reston, VA 20190
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StoneSprings Hospital Center
24440 Stone Springs Blvd.
Dulles, VA 20166
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Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
3600 Joseph Siewick Dr
Fairfax, VA 22033
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Inova Loudoun Hospital
44045 Riverside Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176
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Inova Alexandria Hospital
4320 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
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Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N George Mason Dr
Arlington, VA 22205
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