Dr. Galen Van Whye, MD

Dr. Galen Van Whye, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Galen Van Whye, MD is a cardiology specialist in Germantown, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1978 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

7460 Wolf River Blvd

Germantown, TN 38138

Contact Information

(901) 763-0200

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiomyopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Van Whye'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. Van Whye "Established in 1972, the board certified physicians at Sutherland Cardiology Clinic are dedicated to our mission of providing excellent clinical, diagnostic, interventional and electrophysiology care to patients in the greater Mid-South."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Sinai Samaritan Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Van Whye has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Whye's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Whye to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Van Whye's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

?In December 2017, my mother's newly diagnosed cardiac abnormalities were addressed, corrected, and managed promptly and professionally due to the excellent care given by Dr. Van Whye and his team. Because of his expertise and attention to detail, my mother continues to enjoy a full and...more
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During my uncle’s cardio ablation, Van Whye poked a hole in his aorta causing him multiple complications: bypass surgery, cardiac tamponade, stroke and near death. This should have never happened! Van Whye is too eager to perform procedures which can be treated with medication, DOES NOT discuss...more
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