Dr. Robert C. Bourge, MD

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Dr. Robert C. Bourge, MD

Cardiology | Male

UAB Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant 2000 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233 Get Directions
(205) 934-3438

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4.3 based on 4 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr Bourge has provided outstanding care for over 30 years. His concern and interest in all of his patients is readily seen. he is on the cutting edge of new developments in medicine, especially as they relate to cardio issues. too bad you do not have a rating better than excellent!
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • 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 Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Alabama (Uab) and Birmingham Va Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State University

    Graduated in 1975

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bourge's Care Philosophy

Outstanding patient care is of upmost importance.