Dr. Vijay Garg, MD

Dr. Vijay Garg, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Vijay Garg, MD is a cardiology specialist in Simi Valley, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

2  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

9  Procedures

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

  • Ellis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Jersey City Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • UCLA Sfv Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Government Medical College Patiala, Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Punjabi
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garg's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garg

3.4

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
50%
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4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
37.5%
(3)

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I have been seeing dr. Garg for approximately 20 years. He is a professional, kind, knowledgeable, and concerned Dr. His staff is always Pleasant and helpful. I would not know what to do without him. I drive from my home in Las Vegas every 3 months for my appointment with dr. Garg.
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Dr. Garg has spent many hours with my mother both in the hospital and out. He is very responsive and returns calls immediately. He has taken time to explain procedures, tests and results. He has been very thorough in a very tough time.
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Dr Garg is a fine highly qualified cardiologist and I recommend him to everyone. He is a little difficult to understand but when he is asked to clarify he does. He is friendly and I did not feel rushed . The one test given was appropriate and he explained the results. Do not be afraid to go...Read More
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Insisted on taking unnecessary tests (all test had negative findings). Medical Bills came in very high and I was not advised that insurance would not cover the procedures. Reported inaccurate information to primary doctor- he told my primary doctor that I said that I had heart palpitations...Read More
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