Dr. C Samuel Ledford, MD

Dr. C Samuel Ledford, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. C Samuel Ledford, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina At Columbia in 1992 and specializes in interventional cardiology.

2501 Citico Ave

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 697-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ledford performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ledford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

This content was provided by Dr. Ledford "The Chattanooga Heart Institute's 22 board-certified cardiologists ensure that patients have an entire team of highly-skilled specialists committed to providing comprehensive cardiovascular care and to enhancing the quality of life for each person we serve. Our specialties include cardiac catheterization, the treatment of peripheral-vascular disease, electrophysiological treatment of arrhythmia including implantation of ICDs and pacemakers, and non-invasive imaging diagnostics."

1  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Baptist College At Charleston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of South Carolina At Columbia
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • National Naval Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • National Naval Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ledford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ledford's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ledford to family and friends
15 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ledford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I had a cath procedure done and was very surprised at the minor post bruising at the entry area. I am a person who bruises easily and to add aspirin before the procedure I really thought I'd see more. He and the whole group of assistance were very efficient and kind. I would definitely recommend...more
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I liked Dr. Ledford at our first appointment, and even more as we worked out my heart issues, as I needed vascular surgery & there was a question about my heart's faction number. He followed up at the hospital after and ordered a pint of blood to help my recovery. He's interested in the type...more
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He is the BEST.
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Listen to what you have to say very well
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Dr. Ledford showed sincere interest in me as a patient and as a person. He listened to my issues and took time to explain my condition. He was recommended to me by two friends who see him and they've had great experiences with him also.
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