Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

Dr. Dwight Hand, MD

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Dr. Dwight Hand, MD is a cardiology specialist in Meridian, MS and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker School Med in 1988 and specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.

1800 12th St # 2E

Meridian, MS 39301

Contact Information

(601) 703-9639

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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(601) 703-9639

Dr. Hand accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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Dr. Hand's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand performs Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Hand performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Nuclear Stress Testing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand performs Nuclear Stress Testing more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Hand performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hand treats Heart Disease more than 27% of his peers

Dr. Hand treats this condition more than 27% of his peers

Dr. Hand's conditions and procedures:

  • Acinar Cell Carcinoma
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aorta-Pulmonary Artery Fistula
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Arch Thoracic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Dissection
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Conduits for Surgical Revascularization
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Defects
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiac Sources of Embolism
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diet Counseling
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolism
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Exercise Counseling
  • False Aneurysm
  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Ileus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • IV Rehydration
  • IV Sedation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Myocutaneous Flaps
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pain Management
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Postoperative Pulmonary Embolism
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stitches
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tube Feeding
  • Unstable Angina
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venipuncture
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventilator Management
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wound Care and Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

Minimally invasive surgery, robotic cardiothoracic procedures, off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting, bilateral internal mammary artery with radial...Read more

Biography

Dr. Dwight Hand, MD is a cardiology specialist in Meridian, MS and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker School...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Child & Adolescent Open Heart Surgery
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Critical Care Cardiovascular Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Respiratory Therapy
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2008
University of Cincinnati
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Ucla Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/UMDNJ
Residency Hospital
2003
University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program
1997
Barnes Jewish Hospital/washington University
Residency Hospital
1989
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
University Chicago Pritzker School Med
Medical School
1987
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School
1980
University Of California, Irvine, Ca
Undergraduate School
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What are Dr. Dwight Hand, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Hand frequently treats Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment, Nuclear Stress Testing, and Heart Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Hand treats.

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Dr. Hand's office is located at 1800 12th St # 2E, Meridian, MS 39301. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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