Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 62

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Dr. Wharton's Experience

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Dr. Wharton's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Wharton Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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Hospital Quality

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Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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Medical University of South Carolina - Cardiology
Medical University of South Carolina - Ashley River Tower - Cardiac Services
25 COURTENAY DR
Charleston, SC 29425
Medical University of South Carolina - Ashley River Tower - Cardiac Services
25 Courtenay Drive
Charleston, SC 29425
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    Dr. Wharton's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • Electrophysiological Study
    • Heart Surgery
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
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    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Wharton

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in patients with structural heart disease using cooled RF energy: Results of a prospective multicenter study., 2000
    • Non-pharmacological therapies for atrial fibrillation.
    • Ablation of atrial fibrillation: A procedure come of age?, 2001
    • Radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia substrates following Mustard and Senning operations., 2000
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California At San Francisco

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California At San Francisco

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wharton & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Wharton's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wharton to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Wharton's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Wharton

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

    7 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Medical University of South Carolina - Cardiology
    Medical University of South Carolina - Ashley River Tower - Cardiac Services
    25 COURTENAY DR
    Charleston, SC 29425
    1-888-792-4990 (Office)
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    Medical University of South Carolina - Ashley River Tower - Cardiac Services
    25 Courtenay Drive
    Charleston, SC 29425
    1-888-792-4990 (Office)
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