Dr. Don Rowe, MD

Dr. Don Rowe, MD

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Dr. Don Rowe, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Alpharetta, GA. He has been practicing for 14 years. Read his story

11780 Northfall Ln Ste 303

Alpharetta, GA 30009

Contact Information

(770) 887-3255

Insurance Accepted

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

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Chest Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
high
more than 84% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Rowe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rowe "Dr. Rowe was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica and came to this country at a young age with his family. He grew up in Miami, Florida. He graduated valedictorian from Carol City High School and was then offered an academic scholarship for a combined BA/MD 7 year program with Fisk University and Meharry Medical College School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He graduated from Fisk Univeristy Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa academic medical society. In medical school at Meharry during his junior year he was inducted and later named president of the Alpha Omega Alpha academic medical society, Gamma chapter of Tennessee. He then graduated from medical school at Meharry in the top 1% of his class. Dr. Rowe moved to Atlanta, GA where he completed internship, residency and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Emory University School of Medicine. He was on the Emory Faculty until 2014 where he held numerous positions at Emory Johns Creek Hospital including medical director of the Intermediate Cardiac Care Unit. Dr. Rowe holds board certifications in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is very active in his community and church and has given several CME and didactic sessions to the medical and non medical community. He was featured on CNN while at Emory for residency and on local television in more recent years while at Emory Johns Creek Hospital. Most Recently he has served as the chief of medicine at Dekalb Medical at Hillandale, Vice Chief of Cardiology, served on the Medical Executive Committee and still serves on their credentialing committee. In addition, Dr. Rowe also has privileges at Wellstar North Fulton , and the Northside Hospital system. Dr. Rowe performs cardiac (heart) catheterizations, transesophageal echocardiogram, cardioversions, echocardiography, vascular ultrasound interpretation, nuclear and non nuclear stress test interpretation as well as consultative cardiology. His clinical interests include Hypertensive Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Ischemic and Peripheral Vascular disease diagnosis and management. He enjoys time with his family which includes his wife, their 2 daughters and twin boys. He also enjoys landscape projects and enjoys being involved with several church and community events."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • MEHARRY MED COLL SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rowe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rowe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rowe to family and friends
4.7
based on 24 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Rowe's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Buford, GA |
Dr. Don Rowe is an exceptional doctor and undoubtedly one of the best Cardiologist of this time. Not only is he professional and smart. He is extremely/deeply caring about his patients health, This is not just a job for him, its a 'higher calling'. You may walk in feeling hopeless and walk out...more
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in Cumming, GA |
I am very thankful to have Dr Rowe for my Dad's Cardiologist. He is very kind, caring and compassionate. He is very patient, he listens and answers our questions. He follows up to make sure my Dad is doing okay. It is easy to reach him especially when my dad needs a prescription for his...more
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in Atlanta, GA |
I can't say enough wonderful words about Dr. Don Rowe. He is a wonderful cardiologist who truly cares about his patients. Thank you Dr. Rowe for your compassion and professionalism. You are truly a class act!
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in Johns Creek, GA |
Dr. Rowe is simply a rockstar! He's caring and compassionate and wants you to have a very healthy heart, but he goes so much above and beyond just the heart. He cares about you as a human being and wants to see you become the healthiest version of yourself possible. He gave me a couple small...more
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Atlanta, GA |
This doctor is very very nice, and he is really concerned about his patients health, he is a great heart doctor and a praying one at that. He goes above and beyond his duties to make sure your alright.
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Dr. Rowe accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rowe has admitting privileges

Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale
2801 DeKalb Medical Pkwy
Lithonia, GA 30058
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