Dr. Karen Cloninger, MD

Dr. Karen Cloninger, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Karen Cloninger, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lincolnton, NC and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Bowman Gray School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in cardiology.

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

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Top Care Areas

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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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1  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

4  Procedures

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

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Dr. Cloninger's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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