Dr. Norman Ratliff III, MD

Dr. Norman Ratliff III, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Norman Ratliff III, MD is a cardiology specialist in Silver City, NM and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1995 and specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.

1302 E 32nd St

Silver City, NM 88061

Contact Information

(575) 538-4112

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Humana
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Chest Pain
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more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
more than 83% of peers

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14  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology Echocardiography
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Sports Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

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

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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 Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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21  Procedures

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  • Case Wes Res U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Abbott Northwestern Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Abbott Northwestern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • BC Nuclear Cardiology, 2005
  • Top American Cardiologist, 2006
  • Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1996
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, 2004
  • Magna Cum Laude, 1988
Media & Publications
  • Sudden Death in a Marathon Runner Due to Rhadbomyolysis, 2002
  • Clinical Features and Causes of Coaxial Polyurethane ICD Lead, 2002
  • Clinical Features and Causes of Coaxial Polyurethane ICD LEad Failure, 2002
  • Electron Beam Computed Tomography and Cardiac Transplant., 2002
  • Aortitis, Rapidly Progressive Oligoarthritis and Left Ventricular Diverticulum.,
  • Lifestyle Circumstances and Gender Differences Associated With Sudden Cardiac Death, 2002
  • When Heartache Brings on a Heart Attack, 2002
  • Captopril-induced Lupus, 2002
  • Heart to Heart, 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Norman Ratliff III, MD
Dr. Ratliff is easy to talk to, has an amazing bedside manner, and explains things in ways that are easy to understand. I think what I like best is that, when I was having problems that others put down to my imagination, Dr. Ratliff listened. The end result was that I was sent to the NMHI and had...Read More
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