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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 48

2001 Vail Ave Ste 340
Charlotte, NC 28207
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Dr. Bower Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Bower Jr.'s Specialties

  • Cardiology

Procedures Dr. Bower Jr. Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Hospital Quality

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Carolinas Medical Center - Mercy
2001 Vail Ave
Charlotte, NC 28207
Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Sanger Heart/Vascular Inst
Sanger Heart/Vascular Inst
2001 Vail Ave Ste 340
Charlotte, NC 28207
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    Dr. Bower Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • 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)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    2
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
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    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Penn St University Hp M S Hershey Mc
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bower Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Bower Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Bower Jr. has admitting privileges:

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    • Carolinas Medical Center - Mercy

    • Carolinas Medical Center

    • CaroMont Health

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
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    4.3 out of 5

    Dr. Bower Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bower Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • MVP Health Care
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Sanger Heart/Vascular Inst
    2001 Vail Ave Ste 340
    Charlotte, NC 28207
    (704) 301-1110 (Office)
    (704) 304-1158 (Fax)
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