Dr. Kenneth A Merkatz MD Cardiologist

Dr. Kenneth Merkatz is a cardiologist in Wethersfield, Connecticut and is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Merkatz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 55 doctors at Hartford Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Hartford Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988–1991

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Fellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1994–1996

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1991–1994

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Cardiovascular Disease

CT State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Top Doctor, U.S. News & World Report
2013

Publications & Presentations

A simple electrocardiographic algorithm for detecting ventricular tachycardia.
Cohen, T. J., Goldner, B., Merkatz, K., Jadonath, R., Adler, H., Ehrlich, J. C.

Suppression of ventricular tachycardia by sotalol in myotonic dystrophy.
Cohen, M. B., Snow, J. S., Merkatz, K. A., Kholwadwala, D., Jadonath, R. L., Goldner, B. G., Cohen, T. J.

Radiofrequency catheter ablation as primary therapy for supraventricular tachycardia.
Goldner, B., Jadonath, R., Merkatz, K., Cohen, T. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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