Dr. Michael R Recto MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Michael Recto is a pediatric cardiologist in Orange, California and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Orange County. He received his medical degree from University of the Philippines College of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Recto accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at Children's Hospital of Orange County who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Interventional Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Interventional Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1990–1993

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1993–1996

Texas Childrens Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, 1996–1997

University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Cardiology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

LA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

Publications & Presentations

Morphology of the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) does not preclude successful PDA stent implantation in high risk patients undergoing hybrid stage I palliation: Recommendations to optimize ductal stent positioning.
Recto, M. R.,Doyle, S.,Guerra, V. C.,Yang, S. G.,Yeh, T.

Right pulmonary artery thrombosis after hybrid stage 1 palliation: resolution after direct tissue plasminogen activator infusion.
Recto, M. R.,Doyle, S.,Massicotte, M. P.,Guerra, V. C.,Yang, S. G.,Yeh, T.

Restrictive tunnel patent foramen ovale and left atrial hypertension in single-ventricle physiology: implications for stent placement across the atrial septum.
Kim, E., Sobczyk, W. L., Yang, S., Mascio, C., Austin, E. H., Recto, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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