Dr. Joseph I. Miller Jr., MD
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Dr. Joseph I. Miller Jr., MD

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Cardiac Surgery | Male

Piedmont Heart Institute 95 Collier Rd NW Ste 5015, Atlanta, GA 30309 Get Directions
(404) 605-5699

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Dr. Miller Jr. specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in Atlanta, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1965

  • Internship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 1966

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 1974

    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 1972

  • Undergraduate School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1961

  • Other Education
    United States Air Force, General Surgery

    Completed in 1969

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 2003
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2002
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2005
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2008
    • Named 1 of 10 outstanding thoracic surgeons in US by peer vote, 1991
    • Named one of "The Best Cancer Specialists in The U.S." by peer vote, 1992
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1995
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2009
    • Elected Top Doctors in Atlanta by Peer Review, 2005
    • Best Doctors in America - Better Homes and Gardens
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1993
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1997
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1999
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1993
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1998
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1998
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 2005
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 2006
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2000
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2001
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1997
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1996
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 2001
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 2000
    • America's Top Doctor for Cancer - Connoly, 2003
    • Named one of the Outstanding Physicians in Country - Princton University Press, 1999
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review for 10th consecutive time, 2004
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1996
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1995
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1992
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2004
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2007
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1992
    • Named one of Leading Physicians (Thoracic Surgery) - Atlanta Magazine, 1999
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2003
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 2006
    • America's Top Doctors - Connoly, 2000
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 1994
    • Best Doctors in America by Peer Review, 2002
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1994
    • Best Doctors in America - American Heritage, 1999
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Miller Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Miller Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients