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Dr. David Kraus, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Kraus

Stern Cardiovascular Foundation

8060 Wolf River Blvd Memphis, TN 38138

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Dr. David Kraus, MD is a cardiology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in cardiology and advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology.


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(901) 271-1000

Dr. Kraus accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Kraus' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Heart Palpitations more than 100% of his peers

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

Carotid Artery Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraus treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

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

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
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1984
University Of Tennessee Center For The Health Sciences
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Baptist Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
City Of Memphis Hospita & Va Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
University Of Memphis
Undergraduate School
1984
1981
1981
1978
1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kraus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kraus

4.3

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
78.26086956521739%
(18)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
13.043478260869565%
(3)

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