Dr. Dhru Girard, MD

Dr. Dhru Girard, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Dhru Girard, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Rome, GA. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

504 Redmond Rd NW

Rome, GA 30165

Contact Information

(706) 290-2360

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Girard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Girard treats Pulmonary Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Girard treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Girard performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Girard performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Girard treats Heart Disease more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Girard treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Girard's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagostomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Today, the Harbin Clinic is the largest privately owned multi-specialty physician group in Georgia. The staff includes 140 doctors who represent more 30 different medical specialties and sub-specialties including medical and radiation oncology. The H...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

University Of South Carolina
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Residency Hospital
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School
1992
University Miss School Med Mc
Internship Hospital
1992

Awards

Dr. Girard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Girard

3.5

Based on 11 reviews

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Dr. Girard is an Awesome doctor! He has done surgery on both of my lungs. I was very scared because my lungs kept collapsing, but he was so understanding & compasionate and he made me feel so much better. His bedside manners was exceptional! The nurse didn't have nothing but great things to say...Read More
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My life was in the hands of Dr. Girard as he performed VATS lung surgery on my in 2016. He and instilled confidence in me and my family that he would be successful at performing an important surgery to improve my quality of life - and he was.
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Dr. Girard is an absolute God send. He listens to your fears, your worries. He takes time to get to know his patients, which in his line of work I would imagine this to be hard to do. He follows his gut instinct when it comes to surgery and I like that. Him doing so, saved my life! I owe this...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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