Dr. Alan Taranto, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 80

Dr. Alan Taranto, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Atlanta, GA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Emory University medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Taranto to book an appointment.

Dr. Taranto

Emory Heart & Vascular center At Saint Joseph's

5669 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 240 Atlanta, GA 30342
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Taranto is affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Taranto's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taranto performs Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Taranto performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taranto performs Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Taranto performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Chest Pain Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taranto performs Chest Pain Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Taranto performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Taranto's conditions and procedures:

  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test

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(404) 256-0121

Dr. Taranto accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Georgia
Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Taranto, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Atlanta, GA and has over 53 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Emory University...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1975
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
1971
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1969
Emory University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1968
Emory University
Medical School
1963
Emory University
Undergraduate School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Alan Taranto, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Taranto frequently treats Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment, Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test, and Chest Pain Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Taranto treats.

Where is Dr. Alan Taranto, MD's office located?

Dr. Taranto's office is located at 5669 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 240, Atlanta, GA 30342. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Emory Heart & Vascular center At Saint Joseph's5669 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 240 Atlanta, GA 30342
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Taranto is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Atlanta, GA

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Emory University Hospital

Atlanta, GA

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

28 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Emory University Hospital Midtown

Atlanta, GA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Northside Hospital

Atlanta, GA

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)