Dr. Douglas Head, MD

Dr. Douglas Head, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Douglas Head, MD is a cardiology specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiology.

802 82nd Pkwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Head performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Head's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Head "Our goal is to provide high quality, convenient outpatient cardiology and gastroenterology services to the community we serve, creating exceptional value for our patients and out patients."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Head has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Head's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Head to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Head's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

We encountered this doctor at Grand Strand regional hospital. I truly believe that this man helped my Mother to her grave . He is rude and does not like to be questioned at all .He discontinued life-saving medication for her and did not consult with our family at all. I feel He did not do...more
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Very poor bedside manner and didn't communicate information well. He was surprisingly rude and had a distasteful sense of arrogance. If I could choose a doctor it would definitely NOT be him.
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