Empowerment of patients and patients' families in order to work together with Dr. Bhatt to diagnose, prevent, and treat cardiac and vascular disease.
Dr. Bhatt received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia after graduating summa cum laude from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, where he was honored as Chief Fellow. Dr. Bhatt has presented his research at the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters. He is board certified in internal medicine, general cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Bhatt is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Bhatt served as the course director of the Cherokee Cardiovascular Summit. Dr. Bhatt is also the Chairman of Section of Cardiology for Northside Cherokee Hospital. Dr. Bhatt pioneered coronary angioplasty and stenting at the Northside Cherokee Hospital. His expertise includes interventional cardiology, general cardiology, advanced lipidology, and vascular medicine.
Dr. Bhatt serves as an expert consultant for Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a program at the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center that provides entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information for health storylines on television.
Dr. Bhatt is married with two children and enjoys cycling and spending time with his family.
Recently, Dr. Bhatt has been awarded and recognized again for a second year as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.