Dr. Heather Lynn Bloom MD Cardiologist

Dr. Heather Bloom is a cardiologist in Decatur, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Bloom accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 43 doctors at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 30 at Grady Memorial Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education & Medical Training

St Mary's Hospital Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997–2000

Berkshire Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1996–1997

University of California at Davis
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2000–2003

Emory University
Fellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2003–2005

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Genetic variation in the alternative splicing regulator RBM20 is associated with dilated cardiomyopathy.
Refaat, M.M., Lubitz, S.A., Makino, S., Islam, Z., Frangiskakis, J.M., Mehdi, H., Gutmann, R., Zhang, M.L., Bloom, H.L., Macrae, C.A., Dudley, S.C., Shalaby, A.A., Weiss, R., McNamara, D.M., London, B., Ellinor, P.T.

Statin Therapy for the Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation Trial (SToP AF trial).
Negi, S., Shukrullah, I., Veledar, E., Bloom, H.L., Jones, D.P., Dudley, S.C.

Differential entrainment pacing: two great paces that pace great together.
Bloom, H.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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