Dr. Darren Sidney, MD

Dr. Darren Sidney, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Darren Sidney, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and more.Read his story

Coastal Carolina Multispecialty Associates

9304 Medical Plaza Dr Ste D

Charleston, SC 29406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sidney'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.

Dr. Sidney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sidney "Dr. Sidney graduated from the State University of New York in Brooklyn, N.Y. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. and received fellowships in cardiology and electrophysiology from the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston.As an electrophysiologist, he detects, evaluates and treats electrical problems in the heart (the cause of arrhythmias). His clinical focus includes electrophysiology studies, implantable cardiac defibrillators, biventricular pacemakers, cardiac ablations and atrial fibrillation ablations.Dr. Sidney is married and has three small children. When time permits, he enjoys playing tennis."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sidney "In medical school, Darren Sidney, M.D. learned an important lesson that became the philosophy of his medical practice, "Treat every patient like you would treat a member of your family, and you will never do the wrong thing.""

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center - Brookyn NY
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Georgetown University - Washington DC
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University - Washington DC
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University of South Carolina (CD) - Charleston SC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University of South Carolina (ELTR) - Charleston SC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sidney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sidney's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sidney to family and friends
26 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Sidney'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Dr. Sidney went the extra mile to make sure I was able to get some dental work fixed before I have my heart ablation done He gave me e-mail address and told to use it to get fast results, and I did
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I arrived alone and terrified. Convinced I could not survive surgery after two heart attacks. It took nearly a year and several visits but Dr. Sidney never gave up on me, did not get impatient with me. I now have the needed defib implant. The entire experience of office visits and hospital stay...more
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Dr. Sidney is brilliant, caring and relentless in his advancement of cutting-edge cardiac electrophysiology care. He is the best of the best in this field of medicine! I highly recommend Dr Sidney for any patient with heart rhythm issues.
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Dr Sydney is a true professional and a caregiver that goes above and beyond for his patients. He treated my husband, who was critically ill, as if he was a member of his own family. We could not have received better care anywhere. Dr Sydney’s knowledge, kindness and compassion, make him a rare...more
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Was referred by Dr. Masindet, successfully implanted my ICD. I believe if it was not done I would not be here today. Am still living with CHF and glad to be around to see our grand kids grow.
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