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Dr. Hetal Bhakta is a cardiologist specializing in the diagnosis, treatment & management of heart conditions in patients near Palm Springs, CA.

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On may 11, 2015 I experienced atrial flutter with a heart rate of 260 per min. After going through all the emergency room procedures that probably saved my life, Dr. Bhakta entered my room. He is a consummate professional and explained to me in layman terms what had happened and what needed to be done. The next day the procedure was done and the following morning he came in and explained everything that was done and what I need to do, all in terms I understand. Great Doctor with a fantastic staff

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Desert Heart Rhythm Consultants Inc.  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Hetal R. Bhakta is accepting new patients at this office.



1100 N Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 206, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4426

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Cardiology & Cardiac Electrophysiology & Cardiac Surgery & Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Bhakta
Dr. Bhakta


Dr. Hetal Bhakta graduated from Albany Medical College Of Union University in 2001.

Dr. Bhakta has one office in California where he specializes in Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiac Surgery and Internal Medicine.


Education & Training  

Medical School

Hospital Affiliations

  • Desert Regional Medical Center
  • Eisenhower Medical Center

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Dr. Bhakta's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  

Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Bhakta, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  • Doctor participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 91 
  • Number of Services: 2404 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 90 
  • Number of Medical Services: 2380 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 289 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 289 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 73 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 31 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 119 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 108 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 31 
  • Number of Female Patients : 127 
  • Number of Male Patients: 162 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 241 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 0 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 0 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 31 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 214 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 75 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 47% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 8% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 5% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 13% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 56% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 35% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 25% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 22% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 43% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 65% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 10% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 41% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 4% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 15% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $919,098.00 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $290,154.57 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $221,360.00 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $216,619.30 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $915,402.00 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $288,883.13 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $220,363.20 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $215,622.50 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 1 
  • Number of Drug Services: 24 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 12 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $3,696.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $1,271.44 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $996.80 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $996.80 

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