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Cardiologist, Thoracic Surgeon
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Wachs, Cardiologist, Thoracic Surgeon is Average. Dr. Wachs has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Promptness 2.3
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 2.3
Bedside Manner 1.0
Spends Time with Me 1.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Wachs, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Wachs graduated from Northwestern School Of Dentistry.


Dr. Wachs has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Wellstar Cobb Hospital 
  • Piedmont Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel R Wachs MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Joel R. Wachs practice?
Dr. Joel Wachs has 7 office locations.
Dr. Joel Wachs practices Cardiovascular Disease near Douglasville, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Austell, GA and Hiram, GA.
See Douglasville Cardiologists.