Dr. Hugh Calkins, MD

Dr. Hugh Calkins, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Hugh Calkins, MD is a cardiology specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiology.

1800 ORLEANS ST

Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Johns Hopkins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Calkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Calkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Calkins to family and friends
4.2
based on 21 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Calkins' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

After 28 years of constant exhaustion due to very complex rhythm issues, Dr. Calkins solved my problems with ablation, and a pacemaker/defibrillator. I just went on a 2.5 mile hike at 7000 feet and I feel wonderful! I will be forever grateful to Dr. Calkins for my new life!
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Doctor Calkins and his team performed a catheter ablation on me in 2011, a procedure that cured my severe atrial fibrillation after years of misery...and failed medical interventions (including two previous ablations) in my home state. He was kind, informative, and helpful from first contact to...more
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I had my ablation last week and am having a excellent recovery thanks to Dr Calkins expertise, kindness and caring.i trust him and his team completely.He was so kind to my son during this stressful time and kept him informed as to what was happening. I would recommend him to anyone that needs an...more
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I came to Dr Calkins after a year plus of illness: bacterial pneumonia; never regaining energy, stamina; mental confusion, weakness, headaches; a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); and finally what my family called "the Wobblies" when I lost all strength in my limbs and frequently...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Calkins for 5 years now. I credit him with saving my life.....giving me my life back again. He took me from being in Afib almost 24 hours a day, to being in perfect sinus rhythm, for 3 years now. Not only is he excellent in his field, he is also a kind, caring and...more
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