Dr. Purushotham Kotha MD Cardiologist

Dr. Purushotham Kotha is a cardiologist in La Mesa, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alvarado Hospital and Scripps Mercy Hospital. He received his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Kotha accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 26 doctors at Alvarado Hospital and one of 23 at Scripps Mercy Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Alvarado Hospital

Scripps Mercy Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1984

Deborah Heart - Lung Center 200 Trenton Road
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1985 - 1987

Gandhi Medical College
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

DIA- Diabetes in Indian Americans
Kotha P 2009 1 1

Impaired Reverse Cholesterol Transport in Asian Indians
Robert Superko, P.Kotha, E.Enas, H.Hecht 2001 2 1

Early Deaths with Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Corticosteroid-Dependent Rheumatoid Arthritis
Kotha P 1988 11 1

See all 11 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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