Dr. Douglas S. Head, MD

Dr. Douglas S. Head, MD

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Cardiology | Male | 59 years old

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.Read more

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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.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Head to family and friends
2.3
based on 13 total surveys (1 with a review)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Head
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (13)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (13)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (13)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (13)
Dr. Head's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (11)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (11)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (12)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (10)
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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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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Procedures Performed

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • 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 Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    University of South Carolina

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of South Carolina

    Completed in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Head's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Head

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Head's Care Philosophy

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.