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Pediatric Cardiology | Male

Biography

Dr. Thomas Forbes, MD is a pediatric cardiology doctor who practices in Detroit, MI. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Forbes is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Michigan and Harper University Hospital.

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    Dr. Forbes' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
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    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
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    • Staff friendliness
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    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    in Lapeer, MI |
    Excellent doctor, he has cared for my son from birth to this day. He is now 17years old. He treats us like family and has an excellent bedside manner and gets to know his patients personally!
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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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    • 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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Creighton University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1990

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Ne Med Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Cardiology

    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