Dr. Donald Saunders III, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 59

  7 Reviews

Dr. Donald Saunders III, MD is a cardiology specialist in Charleston, SC. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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(843) 376-3875

Dr. Saunders III accepts the following insurance:

Absolute Total Care
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Cigna
Cigna HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Dr. Saunders III' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saunders III treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Saunders III treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saunders III performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Saunders III performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Saunders III treats Hyperlipidemia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Saunders III treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Saunders III' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Stenting
  • Stress Test
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension

About Me

Care Philosophy

The mission of Lowcountry Cardiology Associates is to provide comprehensive, quality cardiology health care services to our patients. Cardiac disease is the primary cause of adult mortality in the United States, and we are here to treat the disease and also to play a significant role in its prevention. We provide quality care in a compassionate fashion.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Georgetown University - Providence Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Loyola University - Chicago
Residency Hospital
University of South Carolina
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Saunders III' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saunders III

3.1

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Performed Electronic Cardioversion to correct Atrial Flutter two days after diagnosis. Fit me in for both the diagnosis and followup stress test, as well as the cardioversion. Pays attention to detail.
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  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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