Dr. Robert Hanich, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Hanich
Accepting new patients

Asheville Cardiology Associates

5 VANDERBILT PARK DR Asheville, NC 28803

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(828) 274-6000

Dr. Robert Hanich, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Asheville, NC and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Hanich has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mission Hospital - Asheville and Murphy Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hanich to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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(828) 274-6000

Dr. Hanich accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Hanich

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Hanich treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Hanich treats other conditions, please contact the office at (828) 274-6000.

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 96% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hanich performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hanich performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich performs Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Hanich performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hanich performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hanich performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Hanich performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich treats Arrhythmias more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Hanich treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Hanich treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich treats Atrial Flutter more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Hanich treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hanich treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich treats Cardiomyopathy more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hanich treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanich treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Hanich treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

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Dr. Hanich's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Hanich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hanich

4.4

Based on 10 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
10%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
10%
(1)
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Dr. Hanich saved my life 2007. January .thank s. His primary concern then was. Time is muscle,. He routed me properly. That type of routing was Not a FOR profit routing techniquie . Thank God , Amen.
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very efficient, sense of humor, and installed a defibrillator, very happy
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joan post – Oct 15, 2019
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Dr. Hanich has been my cardiologist for 10 years and has been exceptional, caring and on top of my heart health.
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May 01, 2019
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Dr. Hanich is very personable, professional and listens patiently. I'm very comfortable with his decisions. I felt so much better after a cardioversion. I am very encouraged by my long term prognosis.
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Ronald Bajakian in Hendersonville, NC – Apr 04, 2017
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Yes very professional and very kind highly recommended
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Hanich, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Asheville, NC and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Hanich has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1989
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1984
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1983
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Asheville Cardiology Associates

Asheville Cardiology Associates5 VANDERBILT PARK DR Asheville, NC 28803
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mission Hospital - Asheville

Asheville, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Murphy Medical Center

Murphy, NC

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

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