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Dr. James Karas, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 59

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Dr. Karas

Archbold Bainbridge Spec Clin

1323 E Shotwell St Ste 1 Bainbridge, GA 39819
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(229) 243-0283

Dr. James Karas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bainbridge, GA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Wayne State U, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Practices at top hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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(229) 243-0283

Dr. Karas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Karas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karas treats Cardiomyopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Karas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karas treats Heart Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Karas treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karas treats Chest Pain more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Karas' conditions and procedures:

  • 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 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Karas' Reviews

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5.0

Based on 4 reviews

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The most amazing doctor I have ever seen. He saved my life.
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Dr. Karas is a wonderful doctor. I have been taking my father to him for several years including pacemaker placement. He has the very best attitude of any doctor my father currently sees or any doctor I personally see. Kudos to Dr. Karas.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Karas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bainbridge, GA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Wayne State U, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Wayne State University
Fellowship Hospital
1990
St Joseph Mercy Hosp
Residency Hospital
1988
St Joseph Mercy Hosp
Internship Hospital
1987
Wayne State U, School Of Medicine
Medical School

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average