Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD

Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD

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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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Dr. Wharton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wharton performs Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wharton performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Tilt Testing
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wharton performs Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wharton performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
  • Minimally-Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wharton treats Atrial Flutter more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wharton treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wharton's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Defibrillator Implantation
Electrophysiological Study
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Awards

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

Dr. Wharton's Reviews

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5.0

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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...Read More
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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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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Musc Medical Center

Charleston, SC