Dr. Thomas Christopher, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Christopher

Sanger Heart & Vascular Inst

100 Medical Park Dr Concord, NC 28025

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(704) 403-6100

Dr. Thomas Christopher, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Concord, NC and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Christopher has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities Atrium Health Cabarrus and Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Christopher to book an appointment.


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(704) 403-6100

Dr. Christopher accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna PPO
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MultiPlan
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Background Check

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

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Christopher treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Christopher treats other conditions, please contact the office at (704) 403-6100.

Implantable Cardiac Devices

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Dr. Christopher typically treats 70% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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 Frequency
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Electrophysiology

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

Dr. Christopher typically treats 65% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Christopher typically treats 67% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Cardiomyopathy
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.

Dr. Christopher typically treats 62% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Aortic Valve Disease
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Christopher'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 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 Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Christopher, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Concord, NC and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Christopher has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2000
Emory University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Saint Louis University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1991
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
Yale University School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Awards

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Locations

Sanger Heart & Vascular Inst

Sanger Heart & Vascular Inst100 Medical Park Dr Concord, NC 28025
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Atrium Health Cabarrus

Concord, NC

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

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

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