Dr. William MacHeski, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 69

Dr. William MacHeski, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Columbus, GA. He is affiliated with St. Francis - Emory Healthcare. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. MacHeski to book an appointment.

Dr. MacHeski

St. Francis Hospital

2122 Manchester Expy Columbus, GA 31904

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Dr. MacHeski is affiliated with St. Francis - Emory Healthcare Columbus, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. MacHeski's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertension
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacHeski treats Hypertension more than 100% of his peers

Dr. MacHeski treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
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Lipid Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacHeski treats Lipid Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. MacHeski treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. MacHeski treats Hyperlipidemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. MacHeski treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
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Dr. MacHeski's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Bunion
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hernia
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Overweight
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyuria
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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(706) 323-5552

Dr. MacHeski accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. MacHeski's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. MacHeski

3.7

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (10)
  • Appointment scheduling (9)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (9)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (5)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (4)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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RUDEST PERSON EVER.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Oct 14, 2020
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Doesn’t listen to patient, rude and evasive. Doesn’t give full disclosure of medical care and deceitful.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Former Patient2017-20 – Sep 04, 2020
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Very rude when I called for an on-call question. Yelled at me over the phone.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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Aug 11, 2019
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I as his first patient 18 years ago and I can attest he is the best Cardiologist in this indiginolus area. He cares for his patients by giving them the best and up-to-date treatment as needed.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr Macheski graduated from the University of Miami Medical School in 1977. His Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship was at Valley Medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University of Miami School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. William MacHeski, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. MacHeski frequently treats Hypertension, Lipid Disorders, and Hyperlipidemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. MacHeski treats.

Where is Dr. William MacHeski, MD's office located?

Dr. MacHeski's office is located at 2122 Manchester Expy, Columbus, GA 31904. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

St. Francis Hospital2122 Manchester Expy Columbus, GA 31904
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Columbus Cardiology Associates

Columbus Cardiology Associates2300 Manchester Expy Ste 2001 Columbus, GA 31904
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Affiliated Hospitals

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St. Francis - Emory Healthcare

Columbus, GA

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)