Dr. Joseph Poku, MD

Dr. Joseph Poku, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  |  
Male  |  
50 y/o
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Dr. Joseph Poku, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiology doctor who practices in Douglas, GA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants

1208 Ocilla Rd

Douglas, GA 31533
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Syncope
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Poku "Dr. Joseph Poku has practiced as a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist for over eight years. He is board certified in Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Internal Medicine. Dr. Poku attended Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors in Mathematics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts."
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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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
  • 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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • 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
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • Tufts University School MA
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Duke University Medical Center NC
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center NC
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poku has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poku's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poku to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Poku's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Poku accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Poku has admitting privileges

Coliseum Medical Centers
350 Hospital Dr
Macon, GA 31217
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Coliseum Northside Hospital
400 Charter Blvd
Macon, GA 31210
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Fairview Park Hospital
200 Industrial Blvd
Dublin, GA 31021
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Medical Center Navicent Health
777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA 31201
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