Dr. Robert Sorrentino, MD

Dr. Robert Sorrentino, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

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Dr. Robert Sorrentino, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

Augusta University Cardiovascular Center on Chafee Avenue

1003 Chafee Ave

Augusta, GA 30904
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sorrentino performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Sorrentino's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sorrentino's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sorrentino "Dr. Sorrentino was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He got his undergraduate degree from New York University and a Masters in Public Health at Wagner College. He graduated from Albany Medical College where he was and still is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society). He interned and did his Internal Medicine residency at Duke University where he also remained to do his cardiology and electrophysiology fellowships. He was recruited to join the Duke Cardiovascular Faculty where was the director of the Pacemaker and ICD Service as well as cardiac electrophysiologist. MCG recruited him away from Duke after almost 20 years of service to build an EP program. He has been at MCG/GRU from 10 years as the Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Service. He has >25 years of experience in the evaluation and management of all heart rhythm and general cardiac disorders. The conditions he ---- most are syncope, fainting, sudden death risk assessment, palpitations, atrial fibrillation, flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, bradycardia and all types of heart block. He is considered a master of heart rhythm device implantations pacemakers, defibrillators and implanted loop monitors)and follow-up. Additionally, he has the uncommon expertise in laser removal of broken, abandoned or infected pacemaker/defibrillator wires or systems. He is also expert in the medical mangement of all types of abnormal heart rhythms, including atrial fibrillation or flutter, SVT (PAT), ectopy and ventricular tachycardia. The GRU/MCG EP program he oversees includes two additional faculty Electrophysiologists who have expertise in catheter ablation techniques and two dedicated state-of-the-art EP labs, one lab with magnetic robotic manipulation of catheters to minimize Xray exposure. In support of the EP doctors and labs are an assortment of highly trained, dedicated and experienced EP nurses, technicians, and physician extenders. Dr. Sorrentino is the one of America's Top Doctors (Castle Connoly). "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sorrentino "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Complete Heart Block
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Long QT Syndrome
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Dizziness
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinoatrial Node Dysfunction
  • Sinus Arrhythmia
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
  • Tachycardia
  • Transient Tachycardia
  • Vasovagal Attack
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern


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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sorrentino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Georgia Regents University, Co-Chairman, University Senate

Dr. Sorrentino's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorrentino to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sorrentino's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My experience has been outstanding. The level of care and understanding that Dr. Sorrentino has provided for me has been one that has been of great benefit to my mental well being as well as my heart health. I would highly recommend Dr. Sorrentino to my family and friends.
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