Dr. Joe B. Calkins MD Cardiologist

Dr. Joe Calkins is a cardiologist in Augusta, Georgia and is affiliated with Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Calkins accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987–1990

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993–1995

George Washington University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1990–1991

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

National Board of Echocardiography
Certified in Echocardiography

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

ME State Medical License
Active through 2014

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Iatrogenic Aorto-Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Case Report and Complete Review of the Literature
Gardner JD, Maddox WR, Calkins JB 2012

The D-dimer assay: a possible tool in the evaluation of atrial thrombosis.
Ibebuogu UN , Salah AK , Malhotra S , Calkins JB Jr , Thornton JW 3rd , Mandawat M , Robinson VJ

ECG diagnosis: The effect of ionized serum calcium levels on electrocardiogram.
Gardner JD , Calkins JB Jr , Garrison GE

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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