Dr. Rodney Rhinehart, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Rhinehart
Accepting new patients

Columbia Heart Clinic

8 Richland Medical Park Dr Columbia, SC 29203

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(800) 922-1858

Dr. Rodney Rhinehart, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Columbia, SC and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rhinehart has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Electrophysiology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with medical facilities Lexington Medical Center and Providence Health. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rhinehart to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rhinehart accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Practice Areas

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 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart treats Mitral Valve Regurgitation more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Arrhythmias
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart treats Arrhythmias more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart treats this condition more than 78% 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 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 97% of their peers

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

Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart treats Pericardial Disease more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart treats Heart Disease more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart treats this condition more than 95% 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 51% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhinehart performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Rhinehart performs this procedure more than 74% of their peers

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Dr. Rhinehart's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • 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 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)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 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
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Dr. Rhinehart's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rhinehart

4.6

Based on 20 ratings

5 Stars
90%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
10%
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What went well
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  • Office environment (18)
  • Staff friendliness (18)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (13)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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Excellent service and bedside manner. I absolutely refuse to see another cardiologist. When he moved, I moved. He has been my physician for more than 10 years. I don’t have to ask questions because he covers everything during your visit, the good and the bad and the not so good.
What went well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jackie and Joseph Gray – Aug 03, 2020
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None Better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Alan Smoak in St. MAtthews, DE – Jun 04, 2019
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Dr. Rhinehart is very knowledgeable, prompt, caring, great bedside manner and communicates well. Would recommend him to anyone that needs a cardiologist.
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Mar 29, 2019
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Dr. Rhinehart is simply the best! He totally cares about your well-being, is professional and has a fun bedside manner.
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Terry Colbert in Lugoff, SC – Jan 03, 2017
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Dr. Rinehart is very personable, easy well mannered and not egotistical. I must feel that he at the top of his field, because I trust him with my life!
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Oscar L. B in Columbia, SC – Jul 22, 2016
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Dr. Rinehart is the best. When it comes to cardiology he knows what needs to be done and he does it well. He always encourages me to continue to do what is good for my health. He cares about his patients and shows it with compassion. I trust him with my heart.
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Rev. Sammy Geddings in Sumter, S.C. – Apr 04, 2016
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Dr. Rhinehart explains my condition so that my family and I understand. He encourages me to do the right things for my health. He dosen't give up on me. I trust Dr. RHinehart with my life and that means a lot. I have seen other cardiologis in the past and not one of them compares to Dr. Rhinehart.
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Biography

Dr. Rodney Rhinehart, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Columbia, SC and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rhinehart has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Electrophysiology than other s...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

Palmetto Richland Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Columbia Heart Clinic

Columbia Heart Clinic8 Richland Medical Park Dr Columbia, SC 29203
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lexington Medical Center

West Columbia, SC

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Providence Health

Columbia, SC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average