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Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara, MD

Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Bullhead City, AZ 86442 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara MD

Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara, MD is a doctor primarily located in Bullhead City, AZ, with another office in Las Vegas, NV. He has 48 years of experience. His

Locations

Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara has 2 locations

Southwest Cardiovascular Associates 1648 Highway 95 Bullhead City, AZ 86442
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Ali Kia Md Inc 2470 E Flamingo Rd Ste D Las Vegas, NV 89121

Specialties

Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage. Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.
Internal Medicine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara has the following 14 expertise

  • Stroke
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Failure
  • Arrhythmia
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina
  • Heart Diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Attack
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Block
  • Atherosclerosis
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

Education

48 Years Experience

Univ Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College Of Med

Graduated in 1973

St John Episcopal Hospital

Residency

Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem NV Choice PPO
    • Anthem NV Pathway PPO
    • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • One Health Network
    • One Health Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Ricardo C Alfafara

Dr. Alfafara graduated from the Univ of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Med,Univ of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Med in 1973. He works in Bullhead City, AZ and 1 other location and specializes in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Alfafara is affiliated with Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center, Western Arizona Regional Medical Center and Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center.

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