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Dr. Walter Parham, MD

Cardiology*
4.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Mount Vernon, IL
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Walter Parham, MD

Dr. Walter Parham, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Mount Vernon, IL. They specialize in Cardiology, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI / COLUMBIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Centralia, Franklin Hospital, Good Samaritan Regional Health Center and Hamilton Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Parham an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Parham works at Ascension Medical Group Genesys Heart Center in Mount Vernon, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Chest Pain, Sinus Bradycardia and Sinus Tachycardia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Parham's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ssm Health Group
    2 Good Samaritan Way Ste 220, Mount Vernon, IL 62864 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 899-3900
  2. 2
    Ssm Health Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon
    1 Good Samaritan Way, Mount Vernon, IL 62864 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (618) 242-4600

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Centralia
  • Franklin Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Regional Health Center
  • Hamilton Memorial Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Chest Pain
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Chest Pain
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Cardiomyopathy
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Aortic Valve Disease
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Murmur
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Edema
Syncope
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Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aneurysm of Heart
Arrhythmias
Atrial Flutter
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congestive Heart Failure
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Systolic Heart Failure
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Ultrasound
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Aneurysm
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Angina
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Dissection
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Block
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prinzmetal Angina
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Tetralogy of Fallot
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Unstable Angina
Venous Compression
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Nuclear Stress Testing
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    About Dr. Walter Parham, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1487646972
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI / COLUMBIA CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Walter Parham, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Parham is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Parham has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Parham works at Ascension Medical Group Genesys Heart Center in Mount Vernon, IL. View the full address on Dr. Parham’s profile.

    Dr. Parham has seen patients for Chest Pain, Sinus Bradycardia and Sinus Tachycardia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Parham on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Parham. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Parham.

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