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Specialties & Research
Dr. Nestor Mercado, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
- He has special expertise in 4 areas:
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Heart Block
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Unstable Angina
Education & Awards
Dr. Mercado graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Santa Fe De Bogota.
Dr. Mercado has 6 hospital affiliations:
- Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
- Swedish Edmonds Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Mercado accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Blue Shield of California - 89 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Anthem Blue Cross - 2 plans
- Humana - 2 plans