Dr. Stephen Prater, MD

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Dr. Stephen Prater, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Atlanta, GA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Prater has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures and Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of South Alabama College of Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Prater to book an appointment.

Dr. Prater

Piedmont Physicians

1140 Hammond Dr Atlanta, GA 30328
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Dr. Prater genuinely cares and makes himself available. He explains things 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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Edwin David Miller – Jun 15, 2021
Great Dr. Very compassionate and listened well. Very competent Dr.
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Nov 16, 2020
Have seen Dr. Prater for 20 years and would not see anyone else. I followed him from St. Joe's to Piedmont Heart and now at NortheastGeoegiaHeart. 5 stars in all categories.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Robert Allen – Nov 21, 2019
Would not consider going to anyone else after meeting Dr. Prater.
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Apr 16, 2019
HE IS UNDERSTANDING AND LISTENS TO YOU.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Prater, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Atlanta, GA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Prater has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

1996
Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Foster G Mcgraw-Loyola U-Stritch Sch Med
Residency Hospital
1990
Foster G Mcgraw-Loyola U-Stritch Sch Med
Internship Hospital
1989
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Medical School
,

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What are Dr. Stephen Prater, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Prater frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures and Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Prater specializes.

Where is Dr. Stephen Prater, MD's office located?

Dr. Prater's office is located at 1140 Hammond Dr, Atlanta, GA 30328. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Prater

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Prater treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Prater treats other conditions, please contact the office at (404) 851-5400.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

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

Dr. Prater is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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High
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Very High
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Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Prater is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
Dr. Prater
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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Prater's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Prater accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Locations

Piedmont Physicians

Piedmont Physicians1140 Hammond Dr Atlanta, GA 30328
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