Dr. David Kraus, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 69
  
Dr. Kraus
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Stern Cardiovascular Foundation

8060 Wolf River Blvd Memphis, TN 38138

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(901) 271-1000

Dr. David Kraus, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Memphis, TN. Dr. Kraus has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and Baptist Memorial Hospital- DeSoto. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kraus to book an appointment.


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Dr. Kraus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 85% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Kraus treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Arrhythmias more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Kraus treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Kraus treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Kraus treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Hyperlipidemia more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Kraus treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Cardiac Imaging
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus performs Cardiac Imaging more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Kraus performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

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Dr. Kraus' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Color Doppler Flow Imaging
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device

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4.3

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About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice style is a patient centered, evidence based style of medicine that is less procedure based and attempts to incorporate contemporary medical therapies based on randomized control trials with proven outcomes in the day to day care of cardiology patients. Dr. Kraus was selected as one of the top 150 physicians in the Memphis area by his peers.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Education

1984
U Tenn/City Memphis Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1981
City Of Memphis Hospita & Va Hospital
Internship Hospital
1979
U Tenn/City Memphis Hosps
Residency Hospital
1973
University of Memphis
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Stern Cardiovascular Foundation

Stern Cardio8060 Wolf River Blvd Memphis, TN 38138
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis

Memphis, TN

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Baptist Memorial Hospital- DeSoto

Southaven, MS

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Methodist University Hospital

Memphis, TN

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average