The South Carolina Heart Valve Center

Our Medical Team

The most advanced team of heart valve surgeons and vascular surgeons in the state provides you with a multidisciplinary approach for each patient to create an individualized disease management plan. Our patients benefit from the close collaboration of excellent cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional cardiologists who are recognized valve experts -- often in a single appointment. At the same time, the team at our South Carolina heart center pulls in other experts in congestive heart failure, adult congenital cardiology and cardiovascular imaging to provide the best possible outcome for your condition.

Cardiothoracic Surgeons

John S. Ikonomidis, M.D., Ph.D., Director

Mario A. Castillo-Sang, M.D.

John M. Kratz, M.D.

J. Matthew Toole, M.D.


Interventional Cardiologists

Daniel H. Steinberg, M.D., Associate Director

Eric R. Powers, M.D.

Christopher D. Nielsen, M.D.

Thomas Todoran, M.D.


Congestive Heart Failure Cardiologists

Michael L. Craig, M.D.

Jennifer L. Cook, M.D.

Adrian B. Van Bakel, M.D., Ph.D.


Adult Congenital Cardiologists

David Gregg IV, M.D.


Cardiovascular Imaging Physicians

David Gregg, IV, M.D.

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