Dr. Marcus Sims, MD

Dr. Marcus Sims, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Marcus Sims, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lawrenceville, GA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Morehouse School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

766 Walther Rd

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Contact Information

(678) 312-9100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Sims's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sims "Excellent clinical care with the latest medical and device therapy. Care delivered with compassion. Each patient's individual needs are addressed."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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25  Procedures

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.


  • Queens University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Morehouse School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • The George Washington University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • The George Washington University Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief Cardiology Fellow, The George Washington University Hospital, 2005-2007
  • "The First Men of Queens" Odyssey Magazine, Summer 201
  • Internal Medicine Award, Morehouse School of Medicine, 2001
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sims' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sims to family and friends
23 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sims' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

My wife had a heart procedure by Dr Sims, he is very caring and knowledgeable and puts you at ease. We have trust in his care.
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Dr. Sims is the consummate professional. We met him at the Cath Lab at Eastside. He was highly recommended to us by our favorite internist. He is very approachable. He explains complex conditions and treatment options in a clear,straightforward way. He never acts as if he is "too busy' to...more
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Worst phone response that I have ever encountered from a medical provider. I've called numerous times for a variety of reasons - to change appointment, talk to nurse, get general information. ALWAYS routed to an answering machine and NEVER get a callback within a reasonable time frame. Terrible...more
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Dr. Sims is an incredibly efficient and genial physician. Great bedside manner and very direct. He and his staff make you feel like you're in very capable hands. I will recommend him to anyone.
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I went to Dr.Sims shortly after moving to Grayson. I was being treated for non-lifethreatening afib. As the afib episodes became more frequent I became more fearful and my quality of life diminished. Dr.Sims seeing my distess refered me to an electrophyiologist to repair my heart. I was so grateful...more
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