Dr. Walter Hargrove III, MD

Dr. Walter Hargrove III, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Walter Hargrove III, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

51 N 39th St Ste 2A

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
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Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Maze Procedure
very high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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34  Procedures

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  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Walter Hargrove III, MD
Must be the best surgeon in North East area.My wife went for mitral valve replacement in Feb 2018.He did great job .We pray to God to keep him healthy so that he can help lot more people.We will always thank him for doing excellent job on my wife.
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Rajesh Mehta in New Jersey – Apr 09, 2018
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28 year since Dr Hargrove opened me up for my bypass. Still kicking Doc. A great job. Dr Hargrove also will sit and talk to his patient in a language you can understand.
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Dennis Gormley in Haddonfield Nj – Apr 03, 2017
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I had an asd repair (atrial septal defect) . I got a massive dvt in my right leg. the dvt is still there after 2 years and I'm still on blood thinners. This surgeon can't sew because there is still a hole in my heart. He guaranteed 100% closure that's why I choose this over the cath method. And an...Read More
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