Dr. Stuart Smalheiser, MD

Dr. Stuart Smalheiser, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stuart Smalheiser, MD is a cardiology specialist in Beaufort, SC and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

300 Midtown Dr

Beaufort, SC 29906

Contact Information

(843) 770-0404

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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.

Education

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smalheiser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smalheiser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smalheiser to family and friends
3.7
based on 34 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Smalheiser's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

One of the most condescending doctors I have ever gone to. I prefer care from someone I am comfortable with, and who treats patients with an element of human kindness & respect. He does not fit the bill. Ironically, since I stopped going to him, I personally have had conversations with 5 other...more
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Doesn't listen well and is easily threatened. Condescending and dismissive. Not interested in patients participating in their own care.
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No considered real patient care. Only cares about billing. The worst DR. I have ever had.
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He took care of my mom when she had a heart attack in the middle of the night. Saved her, we are so great ful for him
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Very rude and condensending. The hospital made the follow-up and he proceeded to ask why was I there. Then proceeded to tell me to see my primary which my primary and hospitalists said to follow-up with him about my condition. Went to see another Cardiologist was diagnosed correctly and treated...more
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