Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD

Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
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Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD is a cardiology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.

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

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Top Care Areas

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Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
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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 Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia in patients with structural heart disease using cooled RF energy: Results of a prospective multicenter study., 2000
  • Non-pharmacological therapies for atrial fibrillation.,
  • Ablation of atrial fibrillation: A procedure come of age?, 2001
  • Radiofrequency catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia substrates following Mustard and Senning operations., 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wharton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wharton to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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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. Wharton's 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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in SC
I was referred to Dr. Wharton by my family doctor. I was immediately put at ease by his knowledge of my condition. He was very thorough in his explanations of what to expect if I chose to have ablation surgery as well as other options. He completely explained how the heart works and what my...more
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in Hilton Head Island, SC
He did my surgery a year and a half ago. I'm very impressed with him he is one of the best doctors I've ever seen. Thanks to him I have a new lease on life. If you need a heart doctor this is the man you want.
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