Dr. Robert Carney is a cardiologist practicing in Tyler, Texas. Dr. Carney specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Carney also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
University of Missouri
Univ of Mo, Columbia Sch of Med, Columbia Mo 1978
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine 1978
American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Cardiovascular Disease
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- Patient's Choice Award, 2010
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2009
- Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease (cad)
- Vascular Disease
- Univ Hosps & Clinics, Cardiovascular Diseases; Univ Of Ks Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Naval Medical Center (Portsmouth) Program
- University of Kansas Medical Center
- University of Kansas Medical Center
- University of Missouri
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
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Get to know Cardiologist Dr. Robert John Carney, who serves patients in Tyler, Texas.
Dr. Carney is a highly-esteemed and well-versed cardiologist who serves as the Co-Founder of Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A. in Tyler, Texas. His philosophy of patient care? “When I’m in a room with a patient, we spend as much time as we need so that when they leave, they’re satisfied.”
In the three decades since its founding, Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A has remained cutting-edge in a wide range of cardiac care to the East Texas Community. Its team of 11 cardiologists has extensive experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide range of heart-related ailments, everything from high cholesterol and hypertension to congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease. Collectively, they have over 200 years of hands-on experience treating heart patients and have received medical training at prestigious institutions, such as the Cleveland Clinic, Duke University Medical Center and Baylor University Medical Center.
Before he became a cardiologist in Tyler, Dr. Carney began his career as a physician in Missouri, where he was on the leading edge of heart care. “Before I came to Tyler, they were doing 20 cardiac interventions per year, I was doing five a week” he recalled. He brought his commitment to being on the leading edge of heart care with him to Texas and made it a pillar of how Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants, P.A. functions.
In affiliation with UT Health, he practices at UT Health East Texas Cardiac Plaza in Tyler, UT Health Tyler, UT Health East Texas Physicians Henderson – Cardiology, UT Health Henderson, UT Health East Texas Physicians Pittsburg – Cardiology, and UT Health Pittsburg.
Following the completion of his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from University of Missouri – Kansas City, Dr. Carney went on to attend medical school at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Upon graduation with his medical degree, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center, followed by his fellowship in cardiology at the University of Missouri.
Dedicated to clinical excellence, he is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC).
Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart, as well as the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Cardiologists are doctors who diagnose, assess, and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system).
As a testament to his success, Dr. Carney has been the recipient of several awards and honors throughout his extensive 40+ year career, including Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), On-Time Doctor Award (2009), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), and Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012).
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