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Dr. Mark Thel, MD

Interventional Cardiology •  Male • Age 60

  14 Reviews
Dr. Thel

The Chattanooga Heart Institute

2501 Citico Ave Chattanooga, TN 37404
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(423) 697-2000

Dr. Mark Thel, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1986 and specializes in interventional cardiology.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Thel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Thel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thel treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thel treats Vascular Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thel treats Heart Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thel's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Dr. Thel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thel

3.9

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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(10)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(1)
1 Star
21.428571428571427%
(3)

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Dr. Thel was a wonderful doctor. He was on call the night I had my heart attack and I am so glad he was. I would recommend him to any of my family and friends. He will be my cardiologist as long as I can keep him.
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He has great bedside manners and is very attentive.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

The Chattanooga Heart Institute's 22 board-certified cardiologists ensure that patients have an entire team of highly-skilled specialists committed to providing comprehensive cardiovascular care and to enhancing the quality of life for each person we...

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

1993
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Portsmouth Naval Hosp
Internship Hospital
1986
Georgetown University
Medical School
1982
University Of Virginia
Undergraduate School

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80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)