Dr. Dante Graves, MD

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Dr. Dante Graves, MD
I am from Kentucky and am married to Karen Graves MD. WE have two children. One is an accountant in Dallas and one is married and is in first year medical school at U of L. My passions are travel,good food and wine.We have a heart for mission work in various parts of the world including Honduras,the Ukraine and Africa. I love to scuba dive and golf.

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Dr. Graves' Care Philosophy

I believe in treating each patient as a family member. I follow the vision of Saint Thomas Heart as treat in the mind , body and spirit of each individual patient.

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    Dr. Graves' Reviews

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    4.2
    based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
    Dr. Graves' 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
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (1)
    in Portland, TN |
    He just tries to schedule tests I did not want and poo poo-ed my complaints as being anxiety until I took a calcium heart scan, at MY insistence, which score was 660 showing moderate heart blockage. I wanted an echo...only would do it with a drug stress test. NOPE! Finding another Dr.
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    Dr. Graves says...

    I am from Kentucky and am married to Karen Graves MD. WE have two children. One is an accountant in Dallas and one is married and  is in first year medical school at U of L.

    My passions are travel,good food and wine.We have a heart for mission work in various parts of the world including Honduras,the Ukraine and Africa.

    I love to scuba dive and golf.

    Dr. Graves' Care Philosophy

    I believe in treating each patient as a family member. I follow the vision of Saint Thomas Heart as treat in the mind , body and spirit of each individual patient.

    Dr. Graves says...

    I am Director of Noninvasive Cardiology at ST Thomas West and perform TEE and echo evaluations for advanced valve disease . I also do cardiac cath and nuclear imaging studies 

    Dr. Graves' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiology
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Chairman's Letter for Outstanding Medical Resident, 1990
      • Chariman's Letter for Outstanding Medical Intern, 1989
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    Board Certifications

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Benign Tumor
    • 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
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Louisville School of Medicine

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      Emory Univ

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      Emory University Hospital

      Completed in 1991

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Emory University Hospital

      Completed in 1994

    • Undergraduate School
      Western Kentucky University

      Graduated in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Adult Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
    • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
    • Clinical Cardiology
    • Geriatric Cardiology
    • Hypertension
    • Invasive Cardiology
    • Nuclear Cardiology
    • Preventive Cardiology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Echocardiography
    • Stress Echocardiogram
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)