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Dr. Theodore Chow, MD

Dr. Theodore Chow, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 51


Dr. Theodore Chow, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.


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(408) 240-5960

Dr. Chow accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California
Added Advantage POS
Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Health Net
Health Net EPO
Health Net PPO
Healthy Heart HMO
Humana
Humana PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network POS
PHCS
PHCS POS
PHCS PPO
Stanford Health Care Advantage
Medicare Advantage
Stanford Health Care Alliance
Group Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

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. Chow's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Palpitations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chow treats Heart Palpitations more than 97% of his peers

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

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chow treats Heart Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chow treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chow's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Idiopathic Myopathy
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Myopathy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

About Me

Theodore Chow MD, FACC is Harvard trained, board certified in Cardiology and Electrophysiology. He and his staff are committed to quality, service, and compassion in the practice of medicine.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Physiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

1999
Massachusetts Genl Hosp-Harvard University
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Beth Israel Deaconess Harvard
Residency Hospital
1993
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Medical School
1989
Princeton University, Princeton NJ.
Undergraduate School
1999
1996
1993
1989

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chow's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chow

3.1

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
43.47826086956522%
(10)
4 Stars
8.695652173913043%
(2)
3 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
39.130434782608695%
(9)

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Outstanding doctor. Well trained. Professional. Patient.
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My dad was admitted by Dr. Chow on February 23and stayed in the hospital until March 1, Dr. Chow did not visit my dad at all during 7 days even we have repeated requests. I don't know about his skills, I do know he does not care for his patient.
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Not interested in patient care. Very distant person. Seen in initial consultation, then defer further care to NP, doing many fancy tests with no results ever discussed, and refer out to another cardiologist. Called about diagnosis, office requested return appointment (while being referred out,...Read More
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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