Dr. David Kraus, MD

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Dr. David Kraus, MD
Dr. David Kraus, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Memphis, TN. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Kraus is affiliated with Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis, Tippah County Hospital, Baptist Memorial Hospital- DeSoto, Baptist Memorial Hospital - Tipton and Methodist University Hospital.

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Dr. Kraus' 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.

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Dr. Kraus' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Kraus' 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.

Dr. Kraus' 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 Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • 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
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    City Of Memphis Hospita & Va Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Baptist Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Tennessee Center For The Health Sciences

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Memphis

    Graduated in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • 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
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Color Doppler Flow Imaging
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Impella Device
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Ventricular Assist Device