Dr. Karen Cloninger, MD

Dr. Karen Cloninger, MD

Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
Age 64
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Cloninger, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Lincolnton, NC. She is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

908 Dontia Dr

Lincolnton, NC 28092

Contact Information

(704) 735-2891

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Cardiovascular Stress Test
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more than 45% of peers
Chest Pain
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more than 26% of peers
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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more than 15% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
28

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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.

Education

  • Bowman Gray School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Emory U Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Emory U Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Emory U Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cloninger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cloninger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cloninger to family and friends
1.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Cloninger's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance
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  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Newton, NC |
Dr. Cloninger discharged me from the hospital knowing that I have & still heart failure. She nothing help to me other multiply my blood pressure medicines which only made me more sleepier & tried and not able to go back to my 12 hour work shift.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cloninger accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Cloninger has admitting privileges

Carolinas Medical Center - Lincoln
433 McAlister Rd
Lincolnton, NC 28092
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Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
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