Dr. Vincent Patrone, MD

Dr. Vincent Patrone, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Vincent Patrone, MD is a cardiology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1982 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

1205 N Center St

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 324-1699

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Patrone's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Hospital SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patrone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patrone's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patrone to family and friends
41 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Patrone's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He is not very professional when dealing with younger patients. I have been to the cardiologist since I was 21 and when I went to see him, at 22 years old, he treated me as if I was a child who didn't understand anything. He acted like I had no right to decisions about my own body.
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I have been a patient with Piedmont Cardilogy since 2012. During the course of my appointments, I have had the opportunity to meet almost every physician within the practice. I believe it is important that doctors demonstte a caring and compassionate attitude. I also believe that treating others...more
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