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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Arter is Excellent. Dr. Arter has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Stroke
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Arter graduated from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He has 7 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Cardiac Care Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Level II
Physician Office Systems Recognition (2013 - 2016)
Level III
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2013 - 2016)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections (2013 - 2016)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Charlotte Metro Area
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Arter has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Gaston Memorial Hospital 
  • Northside Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James L Arter FACC and MD is a male Internist, has 13 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology.
Where does Dr. James L. Arter practice?
Dr. James Arter has 4 office locations.
Dr. James Arter practices Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiology near Gastonia, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Marietta, GA and Woodstock, GA.
See Gastonia Cardiologists.