Dr. John Van Deren III, MD
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Dr. John Van Deren III, MD


Cardiology | Male


Dr. John Van Deren III, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Ashland, KY. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Van Deren III is affiliated with Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and King's Daughters Medical Center.

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    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Van Deren III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 3

    Dr. Van Deren III has received 3 sanctions

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • License revocation or suspension (11/30/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: West Virginia
    • Felony conviction relating to controlled substance violations (8/5/2009)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr. John M. Van Deren, III; License # 27105

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician on 05-06-2009 pled guilty to Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Drug, a Violation; Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Class D felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Class A Misdemeanor; Possession of a Controlled Substance/Opiates, a Class D Felony; and Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Original Container, a Class B Misdemeanor. The physician pursuant to a plea agreement was sentenced to imprisonment for a period of five years. The sentence was diverted for a period of two years with conditions. The physician upon successful completion of the Diversion may petition the Court for expungement of the record.

      The physician also has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The West Virginia Board of Medicine on 07-13-2009 revoked the physician's license to practice medicine in the State of West Virginia.

      Action Taken-Agreed Order of Surrender

      The physician has Surrrendered his license to practice medicinen in the State of Kentucky.

    • State: Kentucky
    • Felony conviction relating to controlled substance violations (7/13/2009)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr. John Medearis Van Deren, III; License # 20097

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician on 05-04-2009 in the Circuit Court of Boyd County, Kentucky, Division II, was found guilty of Possession of a controlled substance/cocaine and Possession of a controlled substance/opiates, both felonies. The physician was also found guilty of Operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, Possession of a controlled substance, and Prescription controlled substance not in original container, all misdemeanors. The physician pled guilty and entered into a Diversion Agreement.

      Action Taken:

      The West Virginia Board of Medicine has Revoked the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of West Virginia effective 07-15-2009.

    • State: West Virginia
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    Dr. Van Deren III has 1 board action

    What are board actions
    • License Reactivation (2/1/2013)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Van Deren III, John Medearis MD: License # 27105: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: License Reactivation by Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions dated February 4, 2011. ACTION TAKEN: The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has issued an Order Terminating Agreed Order.
    • State: Kentucky

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fitzsimons Army Med Center

    Completed in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors