Dr. Joseph Miller Jr, MD

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Cardiac Surgery | Male

Piedmont Heart Institute 95 Collier Rd NW Ste 5015 Atlanta, GA 30309 Get Directions
Dr. Joseph Miller Jr, MD
Dr. Joseph Miller Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 52 years. Dr. Miller Jr is affiliated with Piedmont Hospital.

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Dr. Miller Jr's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Miller Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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  • 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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

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