Dr. John Hicks II, MD

Dr. John Hicks II, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Hicks II, MD is a cardiology specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Veritas Healthcare Solutions

5046 Highway 17 Byp S Ste 100

Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Murmur
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hicks II'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. Hicks II "Healthcare needs to be accessible, efficient and affordable.  The phones in our office are answered by people.  Patient information is kept private.  The doctor-patient relationship is sacred.  Payment options are many and flexible.  Patients with out insurance can get discounted cash pricing and payment plans.  We only perform tests or lab work that is medically necessary."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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24  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.


  • Clemson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Greenville Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief of Cardiology-Providence Hospital, 1989
  • Resident of the Year University of South Carolina, 1989
  • Cum Laude-Clemson University, 1981
  • Chief of Cardiology/Chief of Staff-Clarendon Memorial Hospital, 2013
Media & Publications

Dr. Hicks II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hicks II' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hicks II to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hicks II' 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 (5)

Dr. Hicks was very easy to talk to and very patient in listening to what was happening in my health situation. I have a very complicated health history and most doctors don't listen but doctor Hick was very friendly as well as his nurse and front end staff. I moved to this area from Arizona, just a...more
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Dr. Hicks is an amazing doctor and I highly recommend him. I have been an R.N. for over 40 years with a specialty in cardiac critical care. He is the best cardiologist I have ever known and also one of the best diagnosticians I have ever dealt with. I did not work with him, but I was his patient...more
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Great care by this practice.Caring and provided great experience considering my feelings and concern for my situation.I am grateful for this practice that is close to home. For I can feel comfort that they are there for me..
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Dr.hicks is the best Heart dr. I ever had and lord knows I've had a lot since 2013 ..From the beginning he told me exactly what was happening and what I needed without any sugar coating .... well had to see others heart specialist after he went to new practice and have almost lost my life several...more
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Dr. Hicks literally saved my life! If it wasn't for his vast knowledge and caring I probably wouldn't be here today. Dr. Hicks knew what my problem was from the moment we discussed my symptoms. All was confirmed with tests and he made the best recommendations for me. I just can't say enough about...more
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