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John Rhodes
MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion Office

(843) 876-0444

2250 Mall Dr North Charleston, SC 29406

John Rhodes

Dr. John Rhodes is a pediatric and adult congenital invasive cardiologist. He received his medical degree from The Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina, completed his residency in pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina, and a fellowship in cardiology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He also pursued additional training in pediatric and adult congenital interventional cardiac catheterization at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Rhodes has recently returned the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston as the operations director for the Congenital Heart Center and as an interventional specialist for children and adults with congenital heart disease. Prior to joining the Congenital Heart Center, Dr. Rhodes worked from 2003 to 2013 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina as chief of the Duke Children’s Heart Center, director of the Pediatric & Adult Congenital Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and co-director of the Adult Congenital Heart Program. More recently, Dr. Rhodes worked from 2013 to 2017 at Nicklaus Children’s Health System in Miami, Florida as the director of cardiology, director of adult congenital, and director of the Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.Dr. Rhodes’ clinical interests involve diagnostic and interventional catheterization procedures for adults and children with complex congenital heart disease. He has helped pioneer several techniques, including transcatheter atrial septal defect (ASD) closure with the CARDIOFORM Gore Helex™ Septal Occluder device, intracardiac echocardiographic imaging to guide catheter interventions, cutting balloon angioplasty of stenotic branch pulmonary arteries, and pulmonary vein stent angioplasty for pulmonary vein stenosis following radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. He also served as the national principal investigator for the REDUCE trial for the management of patients for stroke-related patent foramen ovale device closure and is an investigator for trials including the Edwards Lifesciences transcatheter SAPIEN pulmonary stent valve, the MELODY pulmonary stent valve post approval study, the new CARDIOFORM Gore Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Occluder device, and bare metal as well as covered stent angioplasty for coarctation of the aorta. Other clinical expertise includes congenital heart syndromes such as Marfan syndrome, Down syndrome, and Williams syndrome as well as hereditary telangiectasia (HHT) and associated pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.
Primary Specialty


Practice MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion
Gender Male
Certification SC, SC-0T2099, SC-18163, SC-LL1987, FL, FL-ME115052, NC, NC-200300691, NY, NY-203331, OH, OH-35.076320, SC-BR3661661, SC-2018163, American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics-1569, American Board of Pediatrics-60025, American Board of Internal Medicine, ACLS, BLS, PALS
Payment Options American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna (PPO), Managed Choice, Open Choice and Exclusive Choice), Ambetter from Absolute Total Care (Marketplace) , BCBS Blue Essentials (Marketplace), Blue Choice Blue Option (Exchange Plan), Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product), Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC), Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan), Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP), Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators, Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina, Cigna, Coventry, Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health, First Health, Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now), Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan) , Medcost, Tricare, United HealthCare, AllWell by Absolute Total Care, Clover Health , Absolute Total Care (NEIC), Blue Choice Medicaid, First Choice/Select Health (NEIC), Molina Healthcare , WellCare, Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan , First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan, Molina Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Degrees Medical Doctor
Office Name MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion
Languages English
Services John Rhodes provides cardiology services in North Charleston, SC. A cardiologist is a physician who is certified to diagnose and treat disorders of the circulatory system and the cardiovascular system — the heart, arteries and veins.

To learn more, or to make an appointment with MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion in North Charleston, SC, please call (843) 876-0444 for more information.
Additional Services Pediatric Cardiologist, Pediatrician, Doctor
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