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Dr. William Alton, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Alton

Santa Barbara Cardiovascular

2400 Bath St Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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(805) 682-7707


Dr. William Alton, MD is a cardiology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.


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Dr. Alton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Advantage Platinum PPO
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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. Alton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alton treats Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alton treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alton treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alton treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alton treats Hyperlipidemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alton treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Alton's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Alton, MD is a cardiology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1978
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1974
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1975
1974
1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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