Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD

Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. J Marcus Wharton, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Wharton is affiliated with Musc Medical Center.

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
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*
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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

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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 (1)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wharton accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Wharton has admitting privileges

Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
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