Internist, Cardiologist (heart)
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients

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by Mike on Apr 14th, 2015

I've been to numerous MD's over my life. I trust Dr. Nara not only with my heart, but my life and families lives. He is well liked in the area and well respected. Yes, it takes awhile to get into see him when you have an appointment, but that shows he is well respected by the number of patients he has! He can be a bit gruff and unemotional at times, but he cares more about his patients than most other MD's combined. He has a lot of people who rely on him throughout the area. He doesn't have time to dally around. Go see will be pleasantly surprised.

Mar 12th, 2015

I have been visiting Dr. Nara for 7 years. He is not only a consummate professional, he cares more for his patients than any MD I have known.

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by Billie on Aug 1st, 2014

I have gone to Dr. Nara for about 10 years. I used to trust him and thought he was very caring, not very talkative, but caring. Something happened these past 6-8 month. He and Dr. John are short and unpleasant, suddenly Dr. Nara and his staff are limited in what they can prescribe, the same with blood work. He can only do Cholesterol blood work now. My husbands latest appointment has been cancelled suddenly, he cannot be seen until September, which is 2 months late. No one will tell you anything, but something is not right. There is no other cardiologist in this immediate area, I can't afford to travel out of town.

Dr. Nara is AWESOME!!!! show details Dr. Nara is AWESOME!!!!
Oct 29th, 2013

I've been seeing Dr. Nara for almost 5 years. I gave up a Cardiologist in Greenville, NC to be his patient! He may be short, quick and to the point...he truly cares very deeply about ALL of his patients. Of the people I know who see him? He is well liked and well respected. I would highly recommend Dr. Nara.

Wow, I should have listened and stayed away show details Wow, I should have listened and stayed away
Jul 2nd, 2013

I went in for my appt a half hour early for new patient paperwork, I still waited over 90 minutes to be called in the back and then another 20 minutes for the dr. He spent more time on the computer (including billing for services he hadnt yet performed)...asked me some questions but pretty much discounted or cared very little to my responses. The only thing he did was listen to my chest for 2 deep breaths and take my blood pressure. But according to billing he gave a complete exam. I will be seeing another Dr. and reporting him to the insurance company.

Go Somewhere Else show details Go Somewhere Else
Aug 9th, 2012

I wonder if Dr. Nara is aware of the level of incompetence of his staff. A year ago, I was suppose to have a 24 hour halter monitor put on I was told that someone would call me to make arrangements. After not hearing from anyone for a month I called the office and they told me they reviewed the doctor's note of my office visit and it was not ordered. So when I go in Dr. John asked me if I had it done and I told him what I was told by the staff and he showed me where he had written it in my chart, CLEARLY written. I finally get it done and his staff didn't even know how to connect the telemetry leads. Unbelievable. Today the day before my one year follow up they called me and informed me that there is a problem and I would have to reschedule in 1 1/2 months. PLEASE IF YOU HAVE A HEART PROBLEM GO SEE ANOTHER CARDIOLOGIST.!!!! THE MEDICAL TECHS AND NURSING STAFF HERE SUCK go somewhere else.

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Very good cardiologist show details Very good cardiologist
by 2Wired4U on Jun 10th, 2008 on

Dr Narasimhan is the best cardiology in this area. When my mother was living down here with us he is the doctor we took her to for her pacemaker and cardiology check-ups. She adored him and he has such a gentle manner with the elderly, well actually anyone - but he knows how to treat the elderly with high respect. I recommend this doctor if you have a parent that needs a cardiologist, or even yourself. He has a wonderful staff of helpful individuals too.

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This Doctor is a 100 Star Rating!!!!!!!!! show details This Doctor is a 100 Star Rating!!!!!!!!!
by marwahr on May 21st, 2008 on

If ever you need a compassionate cardiologist, Dr Nara (as he is known) has to be the best one in Eastern North Carolina. He cares about his patients before collecting that all mightly dollar. Sure he wants paid, but he doesn't hold you back from him seeing you because you might not have your full co-pay that day of your appt. This man will one day fill a spot in heaven that hsa already been reserved ... he's a true doctor and truly cares about helping people in need.

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