Dr. Vijay Vakharia, MD

Dr. Vijay Vakharia, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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63 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Vijay Vakharia, MD is a cardiology specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Broward Community Medical Center

201 SW 84th Ave

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Vakharia's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vakharia "The patient comes first in the practice."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Wyckoff Heights Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Columbus Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vakharia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Vakharia does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Vakharia and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Plantation General Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure

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Dr. Vakharia's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vakharia to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Vakharia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Vakharia's office staff is courteous, efficient, and very well trained. His office is always the picture of cleanliness. Dr. Vakharia is a cardiologist who is also a primary care physician. He takes time to get to know his patients. He shows genuine concern for their well-being. He stays...more
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I am very happy with the care given. Dr. Vakharia is very attentive and listens - i never feel rush so i am able to remember details while i'm at his office. .
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very happy with my care
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Very attentive , he listen to what you are saying. Very concern about your health.
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Dr. Vakharia makes direct communication with the patient which is great rare quality in a doctor. Having said that I am considering dropping this doctor for two reasons: he prefers to keep all in house and is reluctant to make referrals when needed and more importantly his lab technicians are rude...more
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