Dr. Viral Mehta, MD

Dr. Viral Mehta, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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57 y/o
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Dr. Viral Mehta, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiology.

Comp Cardiovasc Med Grp Inc

5945 Truxtun Ave

Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid of California
  • MultiPlan
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Mehta'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. Mehta "Dr. Mehta comes from a family of teachers and physicians. He graduated with honors from B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, India. He received Internal Medicine training at Cook County Hospital, Chicago and Cardiology fellowship at USC, Kaiser Foundation hospitals, Los Angeles. Highly regarded for his outstanding bedside manners. Dr. Mehta's effective communicaton skills are vital to a patient's well-being and understanding."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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29  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

  • Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Kaiser Permanente Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mehta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mehta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mehta

3.0

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
40%
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Patient for several years. OK for routine stuff, but office has issues. Lots of delays in diagnosis and treatment, and is behind the times in technology. As an example, they do not offer home monitoring on pacemakers, but others do here in Bakersfield. No sense of urgency - it's as though the...Read More
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Declined to state in Bakersfield, CA – Jun 14, 2017
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Dr. Mehta performed several cardiac tests in order to conclude a diagnosis and a plan of action. I explained in great detail my past history with cardiac ablation and EP studies and that my previous studies and wanted to know what my heart was doing. He never followed up with devastating news on my...Read More
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Barbara M in Tehachapi, CA – Oct 07, 2016
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