Dr. David Kraus, MD

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Dr. David Kraus, MD

Cardiology | Male

6027 Walnut Grove Rd Ste 112, Memphis, TN 38120 Get Directions
(901) 271-1000

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My practice style is a patient centered, evidence based style of medicine that is less procedure based and attempts to...   Read More

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  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologynull
  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      Dr. Kraus accepts 23 insurance carriers

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      23 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • American Enterprise Group
      • American Republic
      • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • CoreSource
      • Coventry Health Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Golden Rule
      • HealthSmart
      • Humana
      • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
      • Medical Mutual of Ohio
      • MultiPlan
      • Mutual of Omaha
      • National Elevator
      • POMCO Group
      • Qualchoice
      • Simplifi
      • Tricare
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Kraus
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (23)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (23)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (23)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (23)
      Dr. Kraus' Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (20)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (20)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (20)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (20)
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

      Board Certifications

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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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart 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

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
      • 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
      • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
      • 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

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

      • 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 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

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      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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      Dr. Kraus' Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Kraus

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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.