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Specialties & Research

Dr. Ingela Schnittger, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Myocardial Diseases
  • Percutaneous Arterial Septic Defect (ASD) Closure
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Schnittger graduated from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Heart Diseases
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Schnittger has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford 
  • Stanford University Hospital 


  • Swedish
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Ingela Schnittger MD is a male Internist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Ingela Schnittger practice?
Dr. Ingela Schnittger has 2 office locations.
Dr. Ingela Schnittger practices Cardiovascular Disease near Palo Alto, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Stanford, CA.
See Palo Alto Cardiologists.