Dr. Thomas Forbes, MD

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Dr. Thomas Forbes, MD

Pediatric Cardiology | Male

Children's Hospital Of Michigan 3901 Beaubien St, Detroit, MI 48201 Get Directions
(888) 362-2500

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Dr. Forbes specializes in Pediatric Cardiology and practices in Detroit, MI. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      5 based on 5 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Cardiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Pediatric Cardiology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Ebstein's Anomaly
      • Heart Disease
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Septal Defect
      • Syncope
      • Systemic Vasculitis
      • Tetralogy of Fallot
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Creighton University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Ne Med Center

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
      • Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics
      • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Forbes' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Forbes

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients