Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD

Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.

Learn about Dr. Kontos

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kontos's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kontos "Our goal is to provide high quality, convenient outpatient Cardiology and Gastroenterology services to the community we serve, creating exceptional value for our patients, our employees, and our partners."

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


Read Less

25  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.


  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Wake Forest U Baptist Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kontos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kontos does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kontos and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kontos is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

View awards

Dr. Kontos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kontos to family and friends
24 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kontos' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I was referred to Dr. Kontos by my medical doctor several years ago for difficulty with my breathing. I am obese, and that seemed to be all Dr. Kontos could discuss, and told me several times that I needed stomach surgery. He was very rude about it, and I left quite upset. Now that I do need a...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Jimmy Kontos is fantastic. I have been fortunate to have been his patient for the last several years and on several occasions he has saved my life. He has done procedures that other cardiologist have told me had to be treated with medication and he fixed the problem. He lets you know what is...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Kontos was very thorough with my exam. I felt like he treated me the way he would treat someone in his own family.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this

Thank you for the positive feedback! We appreciate the kind words.

Flag this
Dr. Kontos is an outstanding physician! However, the office staff is terrible when asked to return a call or use the physician's portal to communicate with a patient. This is a real shame because I can not say enough good things about my relationship with Dr. Kontos.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this

We are sorry to hear this and truly value your feedback. Patient experience is important to us at Grand Strand Heart and Vascular Care, so we will make every effort to address any concerns you may have. Your comments have been shared with Sallie, our Practice Manager. If you would like to speak with someone about this experience, please call 843-497-7772.

Flag this
My experience with Dr. Kontos and staff was very good right from the start with the Heart Catherization and the installation of the Stents.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this

More Interventional Cardiology Specialists like Dr. Kontos at Grand Strand Heart & Vascular

Cardiology Specialist
Interventional Cardiology Specialist
Cardiology Specialist
Cardiology Specialist
Cardiology Specialist