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Michael Recto, MD

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    (Board Certified)
English, Tagalog
Primary Address | Office Details
CHOC Children's Specialists - La Veta Cardiology
1201 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868

Phone: (714) 509-3939

Fax: (714) 509-3949

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  • Meet The Provider
    Dr. Michael Recto is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of interventional pediatric cardiology. He performs complex procedures on children with serious congenital defects including diagnostic cardiac catheterization, interventional cardiac catheterization and pediatric cardiac transplantation. He is involved in research projects and clinical trials. Dr. Recto is a prolific author and has been published over 50 times.

    Dr. Recto is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr Recto attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He served a rotating internship at Philippine General Hospital followed by an internship and residency in pediatrics at New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital. He completed his fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and his senior fellowship training in interventional cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Recto has been consistently awarded the Best Doctors in America award. Dr. Recto speaks fluent Tagalog.
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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Pediatric Cardiology
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties
    Other Specialties
    • Pediatrics
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of the Philippines - 1987
    • Residency
      New York University Medical Center - 1993
    • Fellowship
      Mount Sinai Medical Center - 1996
    • Fellowship
      Baylor College of Medicine - 1996
    • Internship
      Philippine General Hospital - 1988
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna HMO - Select
    • Health Net HMO
    • Oscar EPO
    • United Healthcare HMO
  • Primary Location

CHOC Children's Specialists - La Veta Cardiology