Dr. Viral Mehta, MD

Dr. Viral Mehta, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
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

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. Mehta's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehta treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehta treats Heart Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Mehta treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehta treats Vascular Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Mehta treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Mehta's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Angiography
Angioplasty
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atherectomy
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Angiography
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
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)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Echocardiography
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Pericardiocentesis
Peripheral Angioplasty
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rotational Atherectomy
Septal Defect
Stress Echocardiogram
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

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, Kais...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

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

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Mehta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mehta

3.0

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
40%
(2)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
20%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
40%
(2)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Mehta's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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  • Staff friendliness
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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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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
CaliforniaCare HMO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California HMO
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Health Net
Humana
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid of California
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Premier Group Insurance
Tricare
TriWest Champus
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Veteran Administration Plan

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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA

Kern Medical Center

Bakersfield, CA