Dr. Eric Powers, MD

Dr. Eric Powers, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Eric Powers, MD is a cardiology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1974 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

25 COURTENAY DR

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(843) 876-4766

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hypotension
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Powers'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. Powers "Dr. Eric Powers first got interested in cardiology and cardiovascular disease during medical school when he started looking for interesting things to do and came across a mentor who did research in cardiology and in the function of the heart. Dr. Powers then becam interested in cardiology, the function of the heart and the various things that can hurt the heart or cause chest pain(www.fliqz.com). ** Dr. Powers is currently interested in interventional cardiology, which deals with patients who have blockages of arteries which supply blood to the heart. Interventional cardiology involves making diagnoses of these patients and treating them with techniquest such as balloons and stents. Other areas of interest for Dr. Powers include congestive heart failure and function of the heart. Dr. Powers is dedicated to finding the best treatment for each patient to ensure the best outcome. To learn more about Dr. Eric Powers, listen to an audio introduction by Dr. Eric Powers (www.fliqz.com)."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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18  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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • High left ventricular mass index does not limit the utility of fractional flow reserve for the physiologic assessment of lesion severity.,
  • Fractional Flow Reserve of infarct related arteries identifies reversible defects on non-invasive myocardial perfusion imaging early after myocardial infarction.,
  • Transmyocardial revascularization ameliorates ischemia by cardiac denervation and not by angiogenesis: new insights using a canine model of chronic ischemia,
  • Improvement in microvascular reflow and reduction of infarct size with adenosine in patients undergoing primary coronary stenting., 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Powers' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powers to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Powers' 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Very professional. He performed a heart procedure on me. Very pleased I will be going back to him with anything to do with my heart. Very caring person. Will give all his attention. Thanks Dr Powers for everything.
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I accompanied my father to his appointment with Dr. Powers, whom he was seeing for a second opinion. I left the office feeling comfortable and confident in Dr.Powers diagnosis and forward care plan. He took his time to explain the reasoning behind diagnosis and prognosis which helped relieve...more
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