Dr. Vernon Cotten, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 51
  
Dr. Cotten
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Jackson Heart Clinic

970 Lakeland Dr Ste 61 Jackson, MS 39216

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(601) 982-7850

Dr. Vernon Cotten, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Jackson, MS and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cotten has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Electrophysiology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Mississippi medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with Saint Dominic-jackson Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cotten to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Cotten accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
American Lifecare
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Federal Employee Program
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Mississippi Health Partners
MultiPlan
Physicians' Care Network
Physicians Care Network
PPO Plus
Private HealthCare Systems
Triwest
United Food and Commercial Workers
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Vantage Health Plan
Vantage Silver
WellCare

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Cotten

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Cotten treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Cotten treats other conditions, please contact the office at (601) 982-7850.

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.

Typically treats 54% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Cotten treats this condition more than 67% of their peers

Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten treats Arrhythmias more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Cotten treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

Mitral Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Cotten treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 53% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Cotten treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten treats Heart Palpitations more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Cotten treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten treats Heart Disease more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Cotten treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Electrophysiology

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

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Cotten performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Cardioversion, Elective
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Cotten performs this procedure more than 70% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cotten performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Cotten performs this procedure more than 53% of their peers

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Dr. Cotten's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • 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 Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • 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 Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • 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
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Dr. Cotten's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cotten

5.0

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Great very professional
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jul 29, 2020
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Dr Cotten and staff are always the best. Latest visit was no exception. I am thankful for the care and treatment I receive at Jackson Heart.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Mike A – Feb 12, 2020
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Dr. Cotten has always had an upbeat attitude. He listens to me and gives me advice in a way I can understand it. I am happy he is my doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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John – Jan 29, 2020
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Dr. Cotten is a good listener who takes the time to learn the patient’s problems and recommend treatments to improved cardiac health. An excellent physician!
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May 30, 2019
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Thankful for being treated with ease and all the wonderful knowledge of Dr. Cotton at Jackson Heart center.
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Johnnie Anderson in Pearl, MS – Feb 28, 2019
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Dr. Cotten and his staff are very professional and friendly. They really care about their patients. I hiighly recommend him, and have to many friends.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Jackson Heart Clinic is a unique team of independent cardiovascular specialists committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate care to the patients...Read more

Biography

Dr. Cotten earned his medical degree at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine before completing his residency in internal medicine at Mayo Graduate...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

University Miss
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Mayo Medical School
Residency Hospital
1998
Mayo Grad Sch Med
Internship Hospital
1995
University of Mississippi
Medical School
1991
University of Mississippi
Undergraduate School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Jackson Heart Clinic

Jackson Heart Clinic970 Lakeland Dr Ste 61 Jackson, MS 39216
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  • Call
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Brookhaven Clinic1014 D A Biglane Dr Brookhaven, MS 39601
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Saint Dominic-jackson Memorial Hospital

Jackson, MS

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

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)
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