Dr. Carter Tharpe, MD

Dr. Carter Tharpe, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
45 y/o
(18)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Carter Tharpe, MD is a cardiology specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia Augusta Ga in 1999 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Central Georgia Heart Center

1062 Forsyth St Ste 1B

Macon, GA 31201
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Tharpe'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tharpe "We believe in medical care that takes the whole person into account. We strive to provide the best clinical care combined with communications and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for our patients."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Obesity
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Medical College Of Georgia Augusta Ga
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Vanderbilt UniversityMedical Center Nashville TN
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt UniversityMedical Center Nashville TN
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt UniversityMedical Center Nashville TN
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tharpe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tharpe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tharpe to family and friends
4.8
based on 18 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Tharpe's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in GRAY, GA
I HAVE HAD BAD SHORTNESS OF BREATH FOR MANY YEARS AND IT HASN'T GOTTEN MUCH WORSE. I WAS ADMITTED TO THE MACON HEART CENTER IN MACON GA AND DR THARPE WAS MY DOCTOR. HE TOOK PLENTY OF TIME WITH ME AND MY TESTS. DID A HEART ECHOGRAM AND A TEE TEST. FINALLY, I KNOW MUCH MORE THAN IN THE PAST WITH ...more
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